Women’s Track and Field Takes Seventh at A-Sun Indoor Championships
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Belmont women's track and field team doubled its point output from the first day of competition to take seventh at the 2012 Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships. The Bruins recorded 20 points, wrapping with 11the top-15 finishes on day two.
Senior Caitlin Standifer (Plano, Texas) took sixth in the Mile with a time of 5:05.74. Junior Kimberly Muldowney (Hoover, Ala.) was 12th (5:14.04) in the event. In the 5000m, four Bruin competitors finished in the top-15 led by Standifer's eighth place finish with a time of 17:46.63. Senior Nicole Muldowney (Hoover, Ala.), freshman Mia Elbon (Nashville, Tenn.) and junior Courtney Bishop (Nashville, Tenn.) took ninth (17:51.49), 10th (17:53.29) and 15th(18:47.11),respectively, in the event.
In the 400m, freshman Tanisha Williams (Madison, Tenn.) took 13th with a time of 59.75.
The Bruins' 4x400m team of junior Fallon Dickens (Nashville, Tenn.), sophomore Megan Bradley (Nampa, Id.), and freshmen Williams and Anna Carrigan (Alexandria, Ky.) finished sixth with a time of 4:01.97.
In the field events, sophomores Libby Cooper (Chambersburg, Pa.) and Marissa Hollingsworth (Libertyville, Ill.) finished seventh (2.90m) and eighth (2.75m), respectively. Sophomore Sarah Wrieden (Middletown, Md.) was 15th in the long jump (4.93m).
Belmont returns to action on March 24 at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational.