Track and Field Wraps Up the Bob Pollock InvitationalFebruary 1, 2014
CLEMSON, S.C. – The Anderson University track and field teams completed the two-day Bob Pollock Invitational, hosted by Clemson on Friday and Saturday at the Tigers’ Indoor Complex.
“We had a pretty good weekend,” said Anderson head coach Randy Greer. “We are three-quarters of the way through our indoor season and this should set us up nicely for our final indoor meet in Winston-Salem.”
More than 20 schools competed in the two-day event, including the host Tigers, N.C. State, Pittsburgh, Coastal Carolina, Charleston Southern and S.C. State.
Freshman Olivia Gardner captured ninth in the seeded 3,000 meter run in a time of 11:02.01, while junior Sydney Hazel finished 16th in the seeded one mile run with a time of 5:27.34.
Sophomore D’Yandra Morris garnered 20th in the shot put with a toss of 11.28 meters and junior Brooklyn Watt earned 23rd with a distance of 10.94 meters.
The combination of Gardner, Hazel and freshmen Bari Robinson and Sherin Malone finished fourth in the distance medley with a time of 13:21.14.
Freshman Ben Boerma earned third in the men’s seeded 3,000 meter run with a time of 9:04.92, with senior Parks Edwards (9:29.82) garnering ninth.
Following a two-week layoff, Anderson will get back in action at the UCS Invitational on Feb. 14-15 in Winston-Salem, N.C.