Men's Track and Field Wraps Up Competition at Texas Relays & Duke Invitational
DURHAM, N.C.- Coastal Carolinas mens track and field finished their last day of competition at the Duke Invitational, Saturday April 8.Two Chanticleers also competed in the Texas Relays with some of the highest ranked individuals in track and field across the country.
At the Texas Relays, senior Mark Johnson (North Myrtle Beach, S.C./North Myrtle Beach) finished fourth with a personal-best and school record of 178.5. Johonson was competing with Robison Pratt of Brigham Young, who won the NCAA national title during the 2005 season. This mark also ranks Johnson fifth in the country in the event. Redshirt sophomore Thomas Jordan (Lebanon, Pa./Cedar Crest) finished third in the javelin with a season-best of 232' 6" (70.87m), and is ranked fifth in the country.
The Chanticleers were highlighted by freshman Aubrey Lemon (Goose Creek, S.C./Stratford) in the 100 meters. He finished ninth with a time of 10.77. Lemon also finished 16th in the 200 meters with a time of 22.09. Daniel Stokes (Bluffton, S.C./Hilton Head (Savannah State) finished 19th in the 100 with a time of 10.89. Jason Fisher (West Chester, Ohio/Lakota East) brought in a time of 1:56.80 in the 800 meters. Casey Chow (Sandy, Utah/Alta (Utah) finished 16th in the pole vault competition with a season best of 145.
The Chanticleers will now prepare for the Settle Bagwell Invitational Saturday, April 15 in Charleston, S.C.