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LaCarol Primed To Compete In Florida

LaCarol Primed To Compete In Florida

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont University women's track and field team will be competing at the Florida Relays March 30 – April 1.

The Florida Relays, hosted by the University of Florida, will be held at the James G. Pressly Stadium at Percy Beard Track.

The meet will begin on Thursday at 5 p.m. central time with the men's hammer throw.  Friday competition will kick off at 12 p.m. with the women's hammer throw and Saturday at 11 a.m. with the men's discus.

The Bruins will be competing against the likes of powerhouse schools Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Miami, Ole Miss, Alabama, Mississippi State, and Oregon to name a few.

Sophomore LaCarol Baynes (Houston, Texas) will be the lone Bruin to compete in Florida.  She will compete in the 400 meter hurdles. Baynes is coming off of a second place finish in the event at the Joe Walker Invitational last weekend with a time of 1:02.16.

Last weekend, the Bruins were led by a second place finish by sophomore Mallory Young (Signal Mountain, Tenn.) in the 5000 meter run with a personal best time of 17:43.55.

Freshman Lexi Grieves (Metamora, Ill.) boasted a personal best in the 800 meter run, clocking in at 2:24.11.

Yet another personal record was downed when junior Morgan Tweddle (Centerville, Va.) boasted a mark of 37.42 meters in the hammer throw.

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