2018-19 YEAR IN REVIEW: Track & Field

2018-19 YEAR IN REVIEW: Track & Field

SEWANEE, Tenn. - Sewanee track and field recorded new personal bests during the 2019 season, while one mid-distance runner earned All-Region honors in the 800 meters.

Men's Recap
The men's team set 39 new personal marks during the season. Ash Midyett, who led the men's side with an All-Conference First Team selection in the 800 meters, finished fifth in the south/southeast region to qualify for an All-Region selection by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

The quartet of Ash Midyett, Ford McGovern, Erbie Jennings and Letherio Jones set a new school record in the 4x400 relay with a 3:24.39, improving the school record by 0.08 seconds, at the Berry Field Day Invitational in April.

The previous record was 3:24.47, set back during the 2003 season.

Career-best marks during the 2019 season:
Bram Atkins
800 meters (2:12.40)
1,500 meters (4:32.72)
5,000 meters (16:43.08)
3,000 Steeplechase (10:24.84)

Jack Barganier
5,000 meters (15:48.40)
10,000 meters (35:31.91)

Joshua Bryant
100 meters (12.01)
200 meters (23.96)

Erbie Jennings
100 meters (12.04)
200 meters (24.30)
400 meters (52.41)

Kalon Johnson
200 meters (24.29)

Letherio Jones
200 meters (22.95)
400 meters (49.72)

Wilson Lewis
100 meters (13.24)
200 meters (26.46)
400 meters (58.81)
High Jump (1.50m; 4' 11")
Long Jump (5.43m; 7' 9.75")
Indoor 55 meters (7.71)

Jake Maranzana
Shot Put (10.56m; 34' 7.75")
Discus (31.37m; 102' 11")
Indoor Shot Put (10.51m; 34' 5.75")

Miles Martin
400 meters (56.57)
110 hurdles (16.55)
400 hurdles (59.23)
Indoor 400 meters (56.21)
Indoor 55 hurdles (8.67)
Indoor 60 hurdles (9.77)

Ford McGovern
400 meters (51.33)
800 meters (2:02.37)
1,500 meters (4:39.41)
Indoor 800 meters (2:07.78)

Ash Midyett
800 meters (1:53.92)

Rob Mohr
1,500 meters (4:39.43)
5,000 meters (17:20.83)
3,000 Steeplechase (10:48.53)

Cameron Noel
100 meters (12.51)
200 meters (24.01)
400 meters (54.00)
Indoor 400 meters (57.22)

Justin Pignocco
Indoor Shot Put (10.72m; 35' 2")

Rob Ritchie
1,500 meters (4:41.19)
3,000 Steeplechase (11:39.21)

Dillon Spann
100 meters (12.15)
200 meters (23.85)

Zachary Swafford
Shot Put (8.99m; 29' 6")
Indoor Shot Put (8.90m; 29' 2.5")

Women's Recap
Sewanee women's track and field posted 29 career-best times and marks during the season, as Kelsie Schiavone earned an Honorable Mention All-Conference nod in the 400 meters. In the prelims, the senior broke the school record in the 400 meters, last set by Faith Spencer in 2012 (59.87), with a time of 58.08 seconds. She improved her previous best by 2.58 seconds.

Additionally, Clay McKnight set a new record in the indoor 1,000 meters on Feb. 11 in Birmingham, Ala. She shattered Katherine Keopke's 2001 record of 3:25.86 in the 1,000 meters on Monday. The sophomore ran a 3:18.75 for sixth place in the event.

Just like the men's team at the Berry Field Day Invite, the 4x400 relay women's team of Kelsie Schiavone, Elizabeth Shackelford, Clay McKnight and Meredith Stuber shattered the school record of 4:11.23, set last season, with a 4:10.90 mark. Three of the four runners, Schiavone, Shackelford and Stuber, were a part of the previous record.

Career-best marks during the 2019 season:
Meme Everette
100 meters (14.49)
200 meters (29.52)
100 hurdles (17.59)
Long Jump (4.75m; 15' 7")
Indoor 55 meters (8.44)
Indoor 200 meters (30.10)
Indoor 55 hurdles (9.94)
Indoor 60 hurdles (10.71)

Hannah Faulkner
3,000 meters (12:22.86)
5,000 meters (20:48.88)

Perry Gresham
3,000 Steeplechase (13:19.92)

Ellie Herron
5,000 meters (19:56.97)
1,500 meters (5:25.95)

Adriana Hibarra
800 meters (2:40.65)
Indoor 800 meters (2:46.25)
Indoor 1,500 meters (5:32.20)

Anna Hubbard
100 meters (14.78)
200 meters (32.04)
400 meters (1:11.82)
Pole Vault (2.85m; 9' 4.25")
Indoor 55 meters (8.70)
Indoor Pole Vault (2.60m; 8' 6.25")

Reagen Leverett
100 meters (14.43)
200 meters (30.73)
400 meters (1:16.74)
Long Jump (4.26m; 13' 11.75")
Indoor 55 meters (8.43)
Indoor 400 meters (1:19.19)

Clay McKnight
Indoor 1,000 meters (3:18.75) | School Record
1,500 meters (4:58.72)
5,000 meters (18:25.82)

Molly Montgomery
100 meters (13.77)
200 meters (28.86)
400 meters (1:06.52)
Indoor 55 meters (8.10)

Gabbie Nesbit
100 meters (16.68)

Kelsie Schiavone
400 meters (58.08) | School Record
Indoor 200 meters (27.79)
Indoor 400 meters (1:02.15)

Elizabeth Shackelford
200 meters (29.46)
400 meters (1:04.36)
400 hurdles (1:13.76)
Indoor 400 meters (1:08.47)

Meredith Stuber
100 hurdles (16.27)
Indoor 55 meters (7.88)
Indoor 200 meters (27.71)

Haven Watson
100 meters (13.24)
200 meters (28.09)
Indoor 55 meters (7.77)

Awards
All-SAA Team
Ash Midyett - First Team (800 Meters)
Clay McKnight - Second Team (5,000 Meters)
Letherio Jones - Second Team (4x400 Relay)
Ford McGovern - Second Team (4x400 Relay)
Erbie Jennings - Second Team (4x400 Relay)
Kelsie Schiavone - Honorable Mention (400 meters)

SAA All-Sportsmanship Team
Men: Miles Martin
Women: Clay McKnight

SAA Academic Honor Roll
Men:
Buck Allen
Bram Atkins
Jack Barganier
Reid Calhoun
Wilson Lewis
Ford McGovern
Ash Midyett
Rob Mohr
Cameron Noel
Dillon Spann

Women:
Sarah Board
Meme Everette
Hannah Faulkner
Katie Hall
Ellie Herron
Anna Hubbard
Reagan Leverett
Clay McKnight
Summer Menefee
Molly Montgomery
Kelsie Schiavone
Elizabeth Shackelford
Isabel Smith

U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association
All-Region
Ash Midyett (800 meters)

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