ROME, Ga. (April 21, 2017) – Led by newly earned Southern Athletic Association (SAA) champions Ridge Davis and Will DuBose, the Sewanee track and field teams performed well during the first day of the annual league championships at Berry College.
The Tigers are currently fifth in the men's standings and eighth in the women's competition. Birmingham-Southern leads the field in the men's event while Centre leads the women's standings.
Sewanee's best finish early was by reigning SAA Athlete of the Week L'Or Puymartin in the women's steeplechase. Puymartin finished fourth in a time of 11:43.34.
Sewanee's first win and conference champion was DuBose in the men's pole vault. DuBose posted a winning leap of 4.09 meters.
That was followed by a record-breaking throw by Davis in his final attempt. His last toss of 54.62 meters not only won the championship in the event, but also set a new school record.
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