Madut places second, Tepox fifth at MSC Championships
Friday, April 28, 2017
Madut places second, Tepox fifth at MSC Championships
Senior Garang Madut finished second in the 10,000-meters Friday morning at the Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships in Williamsburg, Ky. (Credit UC Sports Information)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut placed second and Claudia Tepox was fifth in the 10,000-meters while Kalea Barnett finished fifth in the hammer throw for Cumberland on Friday at the Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships in Williamsburg, Ky.

Competition concludes Saturday with the remaining field events and the finals for running events at James H. Taylor Stadium on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands.

Barnett finished fifth in the hammer with a mark of 129-11 and will participate in the shot put on Saturday. Xavier Knight placed seventh for the CU men in the long jump with a mark of 21-2.75 as well.

Cumberland had six runners qualify for event running finals in four different events, including Marcennia Milburn and Martavious Brooks in the 100 and 200-meters. Lisa Powell also qualified in the 200, while Jacari Head made it to the finals in the 100 and Knight and Tamia Aldridge both reached the finals in the 110 and 100-meter hurdles, respectively.

The women’s 4x800-meter relay finished second in 10:14.71 and the men were sixth in 8:51.27.