Eagles Continue Outdoor Opener In Myrtle Beach

Eagles Continue Outdoor Opener In Myrtle Beach

Ashland University's outdoor track and field program had athletes competing for a second day at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Friday (March 20).

In the women's 400-meter dash, sophomore Sam Birchall took second (1:02.48), sophomore Tiarra Kick was fourth (1:02.60) and senior Mary Hitchcock finished fifth (1:03.80).

The men's 400-meter hurdles saw sophomore William Robinson take second in 57.19. In the men's 400-meter dash, freshman Halen Witcher was fifth in 50.37, while junior Columbus Millet took eighth in 52.26.

In the women's high jump, freshman Hannah Bartlome was tied for fourth with a top effort of 1.50 meters.

In the men's 110-meter hurdle prelims, senior Elijha Owens advanced to Saturday's (March 21)'s finals with a fifth-place showing of 14.35 – good for a provisional standard for the 2015 NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships.

On Saturday, the Shamrock Invite will conclude with the following athletes also competing:

- Women's 200-meter dashHaley Gregory, Shelby Jordan and Victoria Beverly.

- Men's 200-meter dash – Millet.

- Women's 4x100-meter relay – Gregory, Irene Skinner, Marlecia Holston and Jordan.

- Men's 4x100-meter relay – Brandon Freeman, Owens, Eric Thompkins and Witcher.

- Women's 400-meter dash – Abby Strock.

- Men's 400-meter hurdles – Owens and Waquiem Comar.

- Women's long jump – Abby Shafer, Isabella Stoll and Holston.

- Men's long jump – Max Ertle, Damani Barnes, Jamie Hence and Kory Herman.

- Women's javelin throw – Bartlome.

- Women's shot put – Bartlome.

- Men's high jump – Barnes.

- Men's pole vault – Trent Balduff and Kyle Roeth.

- Women's triple jump – Stoll and Holston.

- Men's triple jump – Herman and Hence.