SEWANEE, Tenn.- Freshman Karnella Carney won the High Jump and finished second in two other events. Freshman Abby Groce won the triple jump handily at the Tiger Indoor Invitational on Saturday.
Carney won the high jump event with a mark of 1.70m, good enough to lead the conference and tie for the 5th best mark by a female athlete in the NAIA. She qualified for the NAIA Nationals with 'A' standard. Carney also came in second place in the long jump with a 5.54m mark. She qualified for Nationals in the long jump with 'B' standards.
Carney finished second place in the 55m Hurdles finishing with a time of 8.58 seconds.
Groce won the triple jump with an 11.04m, beating her opponents by over half a meter. She came just short of qualifying for nationals, but her mark is the third best distance in the Mid-South Conference.
Sophomore Faith Wilson came in fourth place in the 400m with a time of 1:05.71.
Cumberland finished in fifth place despite only bringing a handful of athletes to participate.