April 7, 2012
Wake Forest Results | Complete Results | Men's Recap
AUBURN, Ala. -
Redshirt junior Casey Fowler raced to a first-place finish in the 1500 meters in a personal-best time of 4:32.04 on Saturday afternoon to lead the Wake Forest track & field teams at the Tiger Track Classic, hosted by Auburn University.
Sophomore Allison Johnson continued her recent run of stellar performances in the 800 meters, finishing 13th overall in 2:14.75, while Melanie Powers shaved nearly 10 seconds off her top time in the 3,000 meters to place fourth overall in 10:01.17.
Freshman Nyki Caldwell tied for fourth place in the high jump, and senior Sarah Brobeck threw for a season-best distance of 41-6 (12.65 meters) in the shot put.
The Deacs will return to the track next Friday afternoon when they compete in the Kent Taylor Invitational, hosted by the University of North Carolina.
Following is an event-by-event breakdown of action from Day Two at the Tiger Track Classic.
100 Meter Hurdles
Freshman Montasia Golden led a trio of Deacons in the 100m hurdles, finishing 23rd overall in 14.61, her second-best time on the season. Heptathletes Erika Martin (45th place) and Julie McCauley (50th place) also participated in the event, turning in times of 15.30 and 15.64, respectively.
Sophomore Mytoia Gathings
finished 31st overall in 12.34, while junior Anneve Waithe
crossed the line in 12.67, which tied her career-best time en route to a 49th-place finish.
Mytoia Gathings led the way for the Deacs in the 200 meters, finishing in a time of 24.87 to place 29th. Brianna Dekine raced to a personal-best time of 25.54 to claim 53rd place, and Anneve Waithe finished close behind in 65th place with a time of 26.28.
Erika Martin finished 71st overall in 26.59 in the event, and Julie McCauley claimed 74th place in 26.76.
Freshman Brianna Dekine crossed the finish line in 56.40 to place 12th in the 400 meters, and Myesha Barr finished 39th overall in 1:01.10.
Sophomore Allison Johnson continued to build upon her early-season success in the 800 meters, crossing the finish line in a time of 2:14.75 to place 13th overall. Casey Fowler finished 21st in a personal-best time of 2:15.87, while Caitlin Hartnett finished in 2:17.44 to place 24th.
Casey Fowler raced to a first-place finish in a personal-best time of 4:32.04 in the 1500 meters, and graduate student Caitlin Crawford finished 12th in 4:41.73.
Sophomore Melanie Powers led the Deacs with a fourth-place finish in the 3,000 meters in a personal-best time of 10:01.17. Powers shaved almost 10 seconds off her previous top time in the event.
Senior Katy Swain also competed in the 3,000 meters, finishing 18th overall in 11:03.45.
4x100 Meter Relay
Anneve Waithe, Myesha Barr, Montasia Golden and Mytoia Gathings teamed up to claim a 12th-place finish in a time of 47.35.
Freshman Anna Tessiatore was the lone Deacon in the pole vault, finishing sixth overall by clearing a height of 11-7.75 (3.35 meters).
Julie McCauley placed 21st overall in the long jump with a mark of 17-4.75 (5.30 meters).
Senior thrower Sarah Brobeck placed 10th overall in the shot put with a season-best mark of 41-6 (12.65 meters).
Freshman Montasia Golden placed 15th overall in the triple jump with a mark of 37-10 (11.53 meters).
Freshman Nyki Caldwell tied for fourth place in the high jump by clearing a height of 5-5 (1.65 meters).