Kilian, Mays, Barnett lead women at MSC Championships
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Kilian, Mays, Barnett lead women at MSC Championships
Amber Mays finished second in the 800, third in the mile and ran the first leg of the winning DMR at the MSC Championships on Monday. (Credit Michael Wade)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riley Kilian, Amber Mays and Kalea Barnett each placed second in individual events and the distance medley relay for Cumberland Monday at the Mid-South Conference Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, Ala.

Mays finished second in the 800-meters in 2:26.34 while placing third in the mile run in 5:25.47 and running the first leg of the DMR along with Faith Wilson, Abby Gawthorp and Kilian, with the group posting a time of 13:06.78.

Kilian broke her own mark indoors in the 5000-meters with a time of 19:16.35 for second time while Gawthorp placed sixth in 20:00.03. Sasha Petrova finished eighth in the mile in 5:43.94 and fifth in the 3000-meters in 11:17.15, Madison Plaggenburg was eighth in the 600-meters in 1:47.76 and Hannah Spring placed seventh in the 1000-meters in 3:27.79.

In the sprints Sonora Thompson finished third in the 60-meters in 7.87 and fourth in the 200-meters in 25.94 while Sanura Rhodes was eighth in the 60 in 8.19. Wilson placed seventh in the 200 in 26.85 and sixth in the 400-meters in 1:00.46.

Thompson, Petrova, Plaggenburg and Alexis Powell finished fourth in the 4x400-meter relay in 4:28.22.

Barnett posted a mark of 48-6.25 in the weight throw for fifth and placed second in the shot put with a mark of 40-2.75.