BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Cumberland University men's indoor track and field team took part in its first competition of the indoor track season today, recording five top-20 finishes in what what was a strong field at the KMS Open.
Phoenix student-athletes performed well in the tough field. The first top-20 finish came from Tyler Williams in the 200m sprint. Williams posted a 22.62 time for 17th place, Williams also competed in the 60m sprint and finished 23rd in the semifinals with a 7.04 mark.
In the 800m, Georget Pontillo finished in 12th place with a 1:58.97 time. In the 60m hurdles, Koby Story posted a 9.36 mark for 17th place.
In the jumps, Ronald Ndlovu finished in 5th place in the long jump with a 6.81m jump and Jaylen Poole placed 23rd with a 6.35m mark. Poole finished in 8th place in the triple jump posting a 13.78m jump.