Puymartin, Schiavone, and DuBose lead Sewanee at second indoor event

Puymartin, Schiavone, and DuBose lead Sewanee at second indoor event

SEWANEE, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2017) – Led by individual wins from L'Or Puymartin, Kelsie Schiavone, and Will DuBose the Sewanee track and field teams were outstanding at the annual Sewanee Indoor Invitational, Friday, inside the Fowler Center.

In addition to these wins, Mark McAlister, Logan Stockton, Chris Hornsby, and Ash Midyett took first in the men's 4X400 meter relay with a time of 8:49.80.

Individually, Puymartin opened the victories by winning the women's mile. Her time of 5:43.68 edged out multiple Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rivals from Birmingham-Southern and Oglethorpe.

In the next women's event, Schiavone earned the win in the 400 meters with a quick time of 1:04.46. That finish was again better than the field of conference opponents.

DuBose earned the first win on the men's side when he earned the top honor in the pole vault. In his next to last attempt, DuBose cleared 3.90 meters. That was .90 better than runner-up Ethan Caldwell of Berry.

Another notable finish was by Stockton in the men's mile. The senior finished second in 4:37.60 while McAlister was fourth at 4:44.18. Sewanee had two other runners in the top-10. Jourdan Redden was seventh with a mark of 4:53.02 while Jack Barganier was 10th in 4:57.41.

In the men's 400 meters, Davis Couch was third with a time of 53.77. In fact, only .77 seconds separated the top-three finishers of Couch, second place Amir Sims of Birmingham-Southern, and winner Malik Willis of OU.

A race later, Midyett (2:03.79) and Hornsby (2:06.06) finished second and third in the men's 800 meters.

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