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Men's Track & Field Has Strong Performance At Settle Bagwell Invitational

Men's Track & Field Has Strong Performance At Settle Bagwell Invitational

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CHARLESTON, S.C. – Coastal Carolina’s men’s track and field had several outstanding performances at the Settle Bagwell Invitational, hosted by Charleston Southern Saturday, April 15.

In field events, junior Galen Jones (Evans, Ga/Lakeside) won the shot put competition with a mark of 47’7.5” (14.51m) and the hammer throw with a 181’11” (55.44m) throw. Jones also finished second in the javelin competition with a personal best of 162’4" (49.49m). Junior Tommy Sugishita (Arroyo Grande, Calif./Arroyo Grande (Moorpark JC)) was the champion in the discus with a 161’11” (49.36m) while teammate sophomore Jacob Edelman (Dryden, N.Y./Dryden) finished second with a 150’1” (45.75). Senior Casey Chow (Sandy, Utah/Alta (Utah)) won the pole vault with a season best of 14’11” (4.55m)

On the track, Coastal finished first in the 4x100 meter relay with the team of sophomore Daniel Stokes (Bluffton, S.C./Hilton Head (Savannah State)), freshman Aubrey Lemon (Goose Creek, S.C./Stratford), freshman Whittmin Reese (Durham, N.C./Southern Durham) and sophomore Jerome Simpson (Reidsville, N.C./Reidsville) with a time of 41.23. Freshman Jamie McCarthy won the 800m with a time of 1:54.93 and was followed by teammate junior Doug Currie (Sarnia, Ontario/Sarnia Northern) in second, who posted a seasonal best of 1:55.21. Stokes also finished second in the 100 meters with a personal best of 10.70.
  The Chanticleers will now prepare to host the 2006 New Balance Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Competition will be Thu.-Sat., Apr. 20-22, at CCU's Track Facility.