Hill takes second, four others place fifth at APSU Invite
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Hill takes second, four others place fifth at APSU Invite
Kalea Barnett finished fifth in the discus and eighth in the shot put on Saturday at the Austin Peay Invitational. (Credit Lindsey Wilson Sports Information)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Hill placed second in the 800-meters and Danielle Craft, Kalea Barnett, Xavier Knight and Josiah Scott all posted fifth-place finishes for the Cumberland track and field team on Saturday at the Austin Peay Invitational in Clarksville, Tenn.

Hill posted a season-best 1:56.43 in the 800 for second place behind UT Martin’s Leonel Perez.

Knight finished sixth in the 110-meter hurdles in 16.16, placed fifth in the long jump with a mark of 21-7.25 and was fifth in the triple jump with a mark of 43-4.25. Scott posted a mark of 44-3.5 in the shot put and 128-6 in the discus, finishing fifth in both events.

The men’s 4x100-meter relay team placed third in 42.90 while the “B” team was sixth in 43.54 and the 4x400-meter relay finished third in 3:28.79.

Craft led the Cumberland women’s team, taking fifth in the triple jump with a mark of 38-6.25, while Barnett finished fifth in the discus with a mark of 109-5 and was eighth in the shot put at 38-6.

Cumberland competes again in two weeks at the Mid-South Conference Championships on April 28-29 in Williamsburg, Ky.