Schiavone Earns School Record in 400 Meters to Lead Track and Field at SAA Championships

Schiavone Earns School Record in 400 Meters to Lead Track and Field at SAA Championships

Tournament Central | Day Two Heat Sheets

CONWAY, Ark. - The Sewanee track and field teams saw five student-athletes qualify for running event finals on Friday in the opening day of the 2019 Southern Athletic Association Track and Field Championships, hosted by Hendrix College.

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-Kelsie Schiavone broke the school record in the 400 meters, last set by Faith Spencer in 2012 (59.87). The senior won the preliminary event with a time of 58.08 seconds, shattering her previous best by 2.58 seconds.

-Meredith Stuber also qualified for two running event finals on Friday. In the 200 meters, she improved her season-best time by 0.11 seconds with a 26.80-second mark.

-In the 100 hurdles, the senior finished fifth in the event with a 16.27-second time, improving her personal-best mark by 0.61 seconds.

-Letherio Jones qualified for the 400-meter finals with a 50.32-second dash in the 400 meters, good for third place. The junior improved his career-best mark by 0.73 seconds with the finish.

-Also qualifying in the 400 meters is Ford McGovern with a personal-best time of 50.71 seconds, improving his time by over a second.

-Miles Martin will run Saturday in the both the 110 and 400 hurdles. Leading the team in both events this season, the junior improved on his personal-best marks in both events. In the 110, the Pittsburgh, Pa. native finished sixth with a 16.55-second mark, improving his PR by 0.47 seconds.

-In the 400 hurdles, Martin earned an eighth place finish with a personal-best time of 59.23 seconds, improving the time by almost a full second.

The final day of the SAA Championships occurs Saturday. Click the link above for heat sheets for the second day of the championships.

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