Battling a tough field and harsh conditions, Sewanee wraps up the Birmingham-Southern Invitational

Battling a tough field and harsh conditions, Sewanee wraps up the Birmingham-Southern Invitational

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 11, 2017) – Competing against a large field and terrible weather conditions, the Sewanee track and field teams wrapped up the Birmingham-Southern Invitational, Saturday.

Competing against a large field, including numerous NAIA and NCAA Division II schools, the Tigers finished the two-day event in 15th (women) and 11th (men), respectively.

Ash Midyett and Logan Stockton continued their outstanding season with top-10 finishes in the men's 1500 meters. Stockton finished eighth with a time of 4:09.37 while Midyett was ninth in 4:09.87. 

Meredith Stuber recorded a top-five finish in the women's 100-meter hurdles. Stuber posted a time of 18.87 seconds which was the fastest NCAA Division III mark.

After both the men and women's teams finished in the top-10 in the 4X100 meter relay, Midyett finished seventh in the men's 400 meters with a time of 51.93.

In the 400 meter hurdles, Davis Couch crossed the finish line in fifth place with a time of 1:02.48. That was the third fastest time among NCAA Division III competitors. 

The Tigers followed that individual race as both 4X400 meter relay teams finished in the top-five. The women's squad posted a time of 4:41.00 for fourth place while the men's team went 3:39.26 and finished fifth.

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