Women's Track and Field finishes seventh in MSC Championship
Monday, April 26, 2021
Women's Track and Field finishes seventh in MSC Championship
The Medal Winners from both the Women's and the Men's Track and Field teams (submitted)

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-- After day Two of the Outdoor Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships, the Cumberland Women finished in seventh place with a score of 62. 

Alana Mack placed fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.19. India Mastin was able to place 12th in the 1500-meter with a time of 5:07.1, Elise Krone followed behind coming in 13th with a time of 5:07.47. Krone was able to reach the to-10 by coming in 10th in the 800-meter dash with a time of 2:28.29. Mastin finished 15th in the 800-meter recording a time of 2:32.02.

The Women’s 4x100m team that included Cimone Toppin, Alana Mack, Marteasja Gooch, and Faith Wilson recorded a third-place finish with a time of 49.26. The 4x800m team that included India Mastin, Faith Wilson, Aleksandra Petrova, Elise Krone was able to finish seventh with a time of 10:22.58. Aleksandra Petrova was able to find 6th place in the 5000-meter with a time of 19:36.95.

Sophiat Omizi put the Phoenix in the right direction to begin field events as she was able to place first in the hammer throw with a distance of 51.13m. Kalea Barnett was able to finish in the top five by finishing fifth in the hammer throw with a distance of 42.16m. Mahogany Huddleston followed behind by placing sixth in the hammer throw with a distance of 41.42m.

Mack continued to help the Phoenix as she placed fifth in the long jump with a distance of 5.24m. N’dia Metcalf placed 12th in the long jump with a distance of 4.63m. Omizi placed sixth in the Javelin throw with a distance of 27.25m. Barnett was able to find a first-place finish in the shot put event by throwing a distance of 12.57m. Huddleston placed 12th in the shot put with a distance of 10.59m, while Omizi placed 21st with a distance of 8.90m. Metcalf was able to find the eigth place finish in the triple jump with a distance of 10.12m.

In the final field event, Kalea Barnett placed 13th in the discus throw with a distance of 28.65m, Sophiat Omizi placed 16th with a distance of 28.65m, and Mahogany Huddleston placed 29th with a distance of 22.04m.

The Phoenix will be competing in the Outdoor Track & Field National Championship On May 26-28 in Gulf Shores, Ala.