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Men's Track and Field Edges UNC Wilmington in Battle of the Beach

Men's Track and Field Edges UNC Wilmington in Battle of the Beach

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WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coastal Carolina University men's track and field squad opened the season with a narrow 106-104 victory over the UNC Wilmington Seahawks.   In the sprints Aubrey Lemon (Goose Creek, S.C./Stratford) finished in second place in both the 100 and 200 meters with times of 10.90 and 22.00. Jarvarius Phelps (Greenwood, S.C./Greenwood) finished second in the 400 meters in 49.25.  In the 800-meter-run Marshawn Martin (Columbia, S.C./Richland Northeast) took home the title in a time of 1:56.36.   Coastal took home first through third place in the 110-high-hurdles. First was Ben Wheeler (Spartanburg, S.C./Spartanburg) (15.25), second was Jim Chemlik (Westlake, Ohio/St. Ignatius) (15.40) and in third Kasheem Clifton (Rock Hill, S.C./Northwestern) (15.93).  In the 400-meter-hurdles Tyrone Murphy (Spartanburg, S.C./Dorman) finished second with a time of 54.71.   The distance crew had a good day taking home the top two places in both the 1500 meters and the 3000 meters. Doug Currie (Sarnia, Ontaria/Sarnia Northern) finished on top in both events with times of 4:04.72 and 8:47.07. In the 1500, Jamie McCarthy (Riverstick, Cork Co., Ireland/North Monastery) finished second in 4:09.68. In the 3000, Blair Paul (Queenston, Ontario/Sir Winston Churchill) finished in 8:53.51 for second place.  John Heron (Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius) took home the title in the 2000-meter-steeplechase with a time of 6:10.59.   In the relays the Coastal ‘A’ team finished in second place in both the 4x100-meter-relay and the 4x400-meter-relay. In the distance medley the Chanticleers set a new meet record of 10:26.91 in the first place finish.   Coastal found a majority of their points in field events. Jake Edelman (Dryden, N.Y./Dryden) finished first in the shot put with a toss of 13.67 meters. Dorian Johnson (Camden, S.C./Camden) finished right behind Edelman with a throw of 11.97 meters. Coastal finished one through four in the discus throw. Tommy Sugishita (Arroyo Grande, Calif./Arroyo Grande) was on top with a throw of 47.93 meters while Johnson threw 46.07 for a second-place finish. Edelman finished third and Eric Singleton (Beaufort, S.C./Beaufort) was fourth.   To round out the throws, Sugishita tossed the hammer 52.29 meters and finished first. Edelman was next in second place with a 50.71 throw. In the Javelin Kyle Hoddy (Griswold, Conn./Griswold) recorded a first place finish with a hurl of 59.70 meters.   The Chanticleers will return home next weekend Feb. 9-10 to host the CCU Invitational.   Coastal Agate: 100M 2. Aubrey Lemon 10.90 5. Trevino Pope 11.27 6. Jason Lambert 11.37   200M 2. Aubrey Lemon 22.00 3. Alex Levy 22.41 6. Jim Chemlik 22.92   400M 2. Jarvarius Phelps 49.25 5. Jack Hutchinson 51.07   800M 1. Marshawn Martin 1:56.36 5. Korey Larson 2:01.49 6. David Meade 2:02.19   1500M 1. Doug Currie 4:04.72 2. Jamie McCarthy 4:09.68 4. Max Hacker 4:14.00   3000M 1. Doug Currie 8:47.07 2. Blair Paul 8:53.51 5. Timmy Supplee 9:23.74   110 HH 1. Ben Wheeler 15:25 2. Jim Chemlik 15:40 3. Kasheem Clifton 15.93   400H 2. Tyrone Murphy 54.71 5. Kasheem Clifton 1:00.49   2000M Steeplechase 1. John Heron 6:10. 59 4. Jake Morris 6:25.84 5. Ryan Caputo 6:42.94   4x100M Relay 2. Coastal Carolina A  42.14     Coastal Carolina B  46.09   4x400M Relay 2. Coastal Carolina A  3:19.83   Distance Medley 1. Coastal Carolina 10:26.91 (MR)   High Jump 4. Jason Lambert 1.83m   Pole Vault 5. Steve Harmon 3.99m 6. Alex Levy 3.84m   Long Jump 3.Marcus Johnson 6.78m 4. Jason Lambert 6.70m 5. Boyce Bivngs 6.51m 6 .Trevino Pope 6.44m   Triple Jump 2. Marcus Johnson 13.03m 4. Boyce Bivings 12.58m 5. Trevino Pope 12.51m   Shot Put 1. Jake Edelman 13.67m 2. Dorian Johnson 11.97m   Discus Throw 1. Tommy Sugishita 47.93m 2. Dorian Johnson 46.07m 3. Jake Edelman 43.06m 4. Eric Singleton 40.76m   Hammer Throw 1. Tommy Sugishita 52.29m 2. Jake Edelman 50.71m 4. Eric Singleton 37.12m   Javelin 1. Kyle Hoddy 59.70m 4. Eric Singleton 35.87m   Team Scores
  1. CCU 106
  2. UNCW 104