Deaton sets record in discus at 49er Classic
Courtesy: Charlotte Sports Information
          Release: 03/16/2013
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Senior Jake Deaton dominated the field events by winning a pair of events and setting a new school record on the final day of the 49er Classic at the Irwin Belk Track & Field Center on Saturday afternoon.

Deaton’s toss of 183’05 in the discus broke his previous school record of 182’10 set in 2011. He also won the shot put with a toss of 59’02.75.

Aubrey Dowding’s toss of 134’08 in the javelin was good for fifth place, breaking the previous school record of 134'01 set in 2011.

T'Sheila Mungo set a new personal record in the 400m to win the event with a time of 53.65.

The men’s 4x100m relay team (Isaac McReynolds, Khyran Shank, Anthony Bynum, and LeRoy Rouse) won the event with a time of 40.76. Jason Ross, John Osborne, Casey Evans, and Jamil Muhammed-Ray finished fourth in the event (42.21).  

The 4X400m relay team (Bynum, Brian Hamilton, Christopher Boyd, and Chris Tate) came in first with a time of 3:12.46.

McReynolds also came in second in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.38.

LeAnna Morrison finished in the top two in a pair of events on Saturday. She was second in both the triple jump (40’06) and 400m hurdles (1:01.70). Her mark in the triple jump moves to fifth on the Charlotte all-time list.

Freshman Anthony Campbell finished second in the triple jump with a leap of 50’04.75 that ranks third on the all-time list.

Khyran Shank and Bynum finished in the top five for Charlotte in the 200m. Shank was the runner-up with a time of 21.11 and Bynum’s fifth place time of 21.38 is eighth on the all-time chart.

In the 100m, Shank was third (10.62). Joann Blakney who competed unattached also finished third in the 100m (11.67). Brian Hamilton finished fourth in the 400m (49.23).

In the women’s shot put, Toby Jo Klauenberg finished third with a throw of 44’04.

The 4x800m relay team (Jenna Christensen, Tianna McHenry, Nicole Morgan, and Lauren Pollard) finished third with a time of 9:47.67. The 4x400m relay team of Mungo, Jaleah Wilder, LeAnna Morrison, and Alvonna Blakney) were third (3:52.34).

In the high jump, McReynolds (6’06), Will Thomas (6’04), and Coye Still (6’04) were fourth, sixth, and seventh respectively. Brittney Simmon’s leap of 5’03 was good for fourth in the high jump.

In the 2000m steeplechase, Ashleigh Handchen was fourth (7:40.13) and Lauren Pollard followed in fifth with a time of 7:40.16. Handchen’s time ranks tenth on the all-time list. On the men’s side, Cody Hodgins finished fourth (6:19.18) and Michael Colven was sixth (6:30.20). Hodgins’ time in the steeplechase moves to tenth on the all-time list.

Morrison had a time of 13.94 in the 100m hurdles to finish fifth. Her time ranks third on the all-time list. Juanito Leto was sixth (14.12).

In the pole vault, Kevin Calhoun (14’07.25) and James Harris (14’01.25) finished sixth and seventh respectively.

Charlotte will compete at the HPU VertKlasse meet, hosted by High Point beginning on Friday, March 22.


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