Clark Sets School Record To Open C-USA Championships
Track & Field Earns Points On Day Two Of Outdoor C-USA Championships
Senior Tori Clark broke the school record in the hammer throw with a career-best throw of 55.52 meters (182-2 feet) on Day Two at the C-USA outdoor track & field championships.
Day Two Results
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Senior Tori Clark broke her own school record in the hammer throw to kick start the Conference USA outdoor track and field championships Friday night held on the campus of Middle Tennessee.
The men’s team finished the second day of competition in fifth place (10 points) and the women’s team sits in sixth with 9.5 points.
In the first field event of the championship, Clark threw a career-best and school record throw of 55.52 meters (182-2 feet). Classmate Ngozi Nweke finished in 15th place with a season-best throw of 48.48 meters (159-1 feet).
In the men’s hammer, senior Riley Donovan took home sixth with a throw of 52.18 meters (171-2.50 feet) to earn three points for the men’s team. Sophomore Kevone Kennedy was seventh at 51.61 meters (169-4.25 feet) to pick up two points.
In the women’s pole vault, freshman Hannah Winn finished seventh with a personal best mark of 3.50 meters (11-5.75 feet). Sophomore Kristen Adair tied her season-best mark at 3.35 meters (10-11.75 feet) and freshman Blake Skoog was 11th with a vault of 3.20 meters (10-6 feet).
In the final event of the second day of action, sophomore Mike Lowe placed fifth with a time of 31:10.35 to earn four points for the Mean Green. Senior Silvester Harrison III came in eighth place earning one point with a time of 31:18.30.
The third day of the C-USA outdoor track and field championships will begin at 3 p.m. with the men’s long jump.