Nelson leads track and field at annual Sewanee Indoors

Nelson leads track and field at annual Sewanee Indoors

SEWANEE, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2015) – Led by Amy Nelson's new school record, the Sewanee men and women's track and fields teams performed well at the annual Sewanee Indoor Invitational, Saturday, inside the Fowler Athletic Center.

Nelson continued to do well setting a new school record in the women's weight throw. Nelson finished second in the event with a record toss of 12.73m. Only Earen Robinson of Birmingham-Southern had a better throw.

Thomas Walters also did well winning the men's pole vault. After clearing 3.35m on his third attempt, the bar was set at 3.40m. After a strong sprint Walters took off and cleared the bar. Second place finisher David Campbell of BSC attempted 3.40m on his final attempt, but failed.

Also winning Saturday was the Tiger 4X800m relay team. Sewanee's Bradford Lepik, Alec Hill, Taylor Jetmundsen, Amiel Emerson finished with a winning time of 8:33.69.

Also in the mid-distance events, Logan Stockton won the men's mile with a new personal record of 4.32.34.

Additionally, Tyler Fishback set a new personal record with a second place finish in the high jump. Fishback's leap of 1.90m was just behind winner Tanner Stepp of scholarship program Carson-Newman.

Back on the track, Cortez Brown finished fourth in the 55m dash (6.75 seconds) and sixth in the 200m (24.36).

Finally, Lonnie Scott (third) and Elijah Brooks-Davis (fourth) – shot put, L'Or Puymartin (fourth) and Davis Couch (fourth) – 400m, and Ky-Edward Anderson (seventh) – 200m, all added top-10 finishes.

"We saw a lot of improvments today," said Sewanee Head Coach Jeff Heitzenrater. "Our team is working hard in practice every week which is leading to better and better results."

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