BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men's track and field team won the 2019 Sewanee Indoor Invitational Friday. Combined with the women's team, the Panthers took seven events and placed top three in 13. The women finished third as a team.
"After competing on Monday, we wanted to finish the week off strong," said Head Coach Kenneth Cox. "We had positive results from our teams."
The men dominated in the field. Jordan Jones (Powder Springs, Ga./Hiram HS) won both the long and triple jump events. Kameren Morgan (Bowie, Md./St. Alban's School for Boys) took first in the weight throw, and Griffin Riner (Trussville, Ala./Hewitt-Trussville HS) won the high jump. On the track, Benning won the 55m hurdles just 0.03 seconds ahead of the second place finisher.
The women also saw success. Kamryn Bendolph (Madison, Ala./Columbia HS) set a personal record in the 400m, winning in 1:01.56. And Monasia Taylor (Lawrenceville, Ga./Archer HS) won the 55m dash in 7.53 seconds, only 0.02 seconds off her prelim time.
The Panthers have one last indoor qualifier before the national championships. They are also gearing up for the outdoor season which starts at the same time. BSC hosts the 'Southern Invitational March 8-9 at Krulak Stadium.
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