Southern Wesleyan Finishes in Top 20 in Several Events

Photo by John Bolton Photography
Photo by John Bolton Photography

Columbia, SC – Southern Wesleyan scores high in Gamecock Invitational as they prepare for the Conference Carolinas Championship.


How It Happened


100 Meter Dash : Kayla Achenbach led the Warriors in Gamecock Invitational in the 100 meter dash.  Achenbach took 53rd with a time of 13.07.

200 Meter Dash : Freshman Michele Beugre took 21 in the 200 meter with a time of 24.27.  Beugre was followed by Jami Lewis in 27th place.  Lewis finished with a time of 24.39.  They were followed by Lyric King in 32nd with a time of 24.96.

400 Meters : A'Miracle Scot took 57th in the 400 meters with a time of 1:05.38.

800 Meters : Hayley Singletary took 17th with a time of 2:21.77.  She was followed by teammate Taylor Broadwell in 37th place with a time of 2:31.14.  Madison Lewellen followed in 42nd place with a time of 2:35.11.

1500 Meters : In the 1500 meters, Madison Lewellen took 33rd with a time of 5:08.59.  She was followed by Krya Hood in 40th place with a time of 5:20.73.  Following Lewellen and Hood, Caroline Therrell took 48th place with a time of 5:37.47.  Hattie Pitts and Alison Dickson finished up the field for the Warriors.  Pitts took 55th with a time of 5:58.92 and Dickson took 58th with a time of 6:07.07.

100 Meter Hurdles : Chyna Campbell led the Warriors in the 100 meter hurdles, taking 24th with a time of 14.84.  Campbell was followed by Skylar Julian in 36th with a time of 15.93.

400 Meter Hurdles : The Warriors were led by Keyanna Williams in the 400 meter hurdles.  Williams took 14th with a time of 1:06.51.

4x100 Meter Relay : Southern Wesleyan took seventh in the 4x100 meter relay as the team of Michele Beugre, Jami Lewis, Lyric King and Mycherie Onwuzuruike finished with a time of 46.21.


Pole Vault : Haley McLaughlin took 18th in the pole vault with a vault of 2.85 meters.

Long Jump : Freshman Mycherie Onwuzuruike led the Warriors in the long jump as she finished in 23rd with a jump of 5.45 meters.  She was followed by Miriam Ross with a distance of 4.43 meters.

Discus Throw : In the discus, Chyna Cannon finished in 18th place with a distance of 31.71 meters.

Hammer Throw : Kelsie Smith took ninth in the women's hammer throw with a throw of 45.53 meters.

Javelin : In the javelin, Misha Mercuis took 18th with a distance of 23.46 meters.


What's Next

Southern Wesleyan will next travel to the USC Invite in Columbia, SC on April 20.  They will then return to Central, SC as they host the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Championship tournament.