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App State Athletic Teams Conclude War Eagle Invitiational

App State’s men’s and women’s track team wrapped up competition at the Auburn-hosted War Eagle Invitational in Auburn, Alabama on Saturday. In total, the Mountaineers recorded 18 top-10 finishes this weekend.

In the men’s triple jump, junior Eric Haddock Jr. finished fourth with a jump of 14.75m (48′ 4.75″). Fellow junior Patrick Freeman tied for fourth in the men’s pole vault, recording a personal best 4.96m (16′ 3.25″). Freeman moves to fourth in the App State’s all-time record following Saturday’s performance. Sophomore Taylor Fox took ninth place in the men’s pole vault with a mark of 4.81m (15′ 9.25″). Sophomore Nathan Karl led the Mountaineers in the men’s discus and shot put, finishing ninth (48.66m (159′ 7″)) and tenth (15.51m (50′ 10.75″) respectively. ).

On the track, the Mountaineers finished fourth in the men’s 4×100-meter relay as freshman Miles Stephens, grad student De’Shawn Ballard, freshman Chandler McClendon and sophomore year Cole Krehnbrink stopped the clock at 40.97. The women’s 4×100-meter relay quartet of sophomore Ani Judd and juniors Jada Branch, Djamila Petersen and Nevaeh Haddock took sixth place with a time of 47.16. Senior Jelonnie Smith, graduate student LaBria King and juniors Taylor Smith and Mariah Atwater also competed in the women’s 4×100 meter relay, stopping the clock at 47.41 to take eighth place.

Individually, Ballard clocked 21.33 in the men’s 200 meters to finish sixth overall and King was seventh in the women’s 100 meters, stopping the clock at 11.77 for a personal best.

On Friday, second Ben Datte stopped the clock at 9:37.31 for a personal best and sixth place in the men’s 3,000-metre steeplechase. Taylor Smith finished sixth in the women’s long jump, recording a leap of 5.75m (18′ 10.50″). Sophomore Jasmine Donohue finished seventh in the women’s 1,500-metre invitational section with a personal best 4:30.77. Donohue’s time ranks sixth on the state app’s all-time list in the event. Freshman Karsyn Kane also earned a seventh-place finish, clocking a personal best 11:11.56 in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.

The Mountaineers will travel to Atlanta, Georgia for the Georgia Tech Invitational, scheduled for April 22-23.