AUBURN, Ala.-- The Wallace State-Hanceville track team traveled to Auburn University over the weekend and came away with seven top 10
"Everyone was excited to be competing on a day that was warm and sunny rather cold and rainy," said Wallace State coach Stan Narewski. "We
appreciate the Wallace State faculty who drove to Auburn to watch the team compete."
The men's 4x400-meter relay team took second place to Mississippi State dropping four seconds off their best time to finish in 3:13.69. Members
of the team included Everette Foxx, Kevin Adams, Glenn Fowler and Antoine Fant.
The 4x100 meter relay team finished with a sixth place result in 42.39. Chavis Sibert, Adams, Fowler and Fant made up the 4x100 relay team.
Thuom Mathiang continued to perform well in the 800-meter run and finished in third place with a season best run of 1:51.71. Michael Chapa
finished in 11th place in the 1,500 meter run with a season best time of 3:54.46, the equivalent of a 4:11 mile.
Fant took sixth place in the 110-meter high hurdles with a time of 14.30, which put him at the number two spot on the national junior
college ranking list. Glenn Fowler took ninth place in the 400-meter hurdles after running in 54.23.
In the shot put event, Evan Lavin threw for a seventh place personal best distance of 16.14 meters, or 52 feet 11.25 inches. David Lowry
hurled the javelin 48.88 meters for eighth place.
According to Narewski, Lowry, a Cullman High School graduate, committed to Auburn University Track on Saturday where he will throw the javelin while studying pharmacy.
Carltavious Bell jumped his way to a 13th place finish in the long jump competition with a distance of 6.23 meters.
Tasheilra Jones, competing in the women's 400-meter dash, sprinted to a time of 1:02.20. Jones and Whitney Henderson also ran in the women's
200-meter dash and finished with times of 27.07 and 30.19, respectively.
"Our athletes saw several outstanding performances at Auburn but the high jump was nearly unbelievable when Auburn's Donald Thomas cleared 7 eet 8 inches in the high jump," said Narewski.
The track team will head to Georgia Tech for their next meet on May 5.
CONTACT: Luke Brymer, Sports Information Assistant, Wallace State Community College, firstname.lastname@example.org, 256/352-8231
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