Distance, Field Performances Highlight Season-Opening 49er Classic

Distance, Field Performances Highlight Season-Opening 49er Classic

Results

Charlotte, N.C. – The USC Upstate track and field teams had six top-10 performances at the season-opening 49er Classic hosted by UNC Charlotte this weekend.

Noteworthy

  • Kalyn Brown finished in sixth place in the shot put.
  • Destinie Sykes scored a 10th place finish in the triple jump.
  • Essence Jackson finished in 10th place in the 800-meter run.
  • Alex Love scored a fourth place finish in the 10,000-meter run.
  • Dorian Jones crossed the finish line in sixth place in the 800-meter run.
  • Desman Martin finished sixth in the triple jump.
  • Noah Walker finished in 10th place in the 400-meter hurdle prelims
  • Women's personal bests were accomplished by Brown (shot put), Storm-Alexis Gandy (5,000-meter run) and Alicia Chavez (5,000-meter run).
  • Men's personal bests were achieved by Jones (800-meter run) and Walker (400-meter hurdles).

Upstate Women's Results

800-meter run

10. Essence Jackson – 2:17.16

Shot Put

6. Kalyn Brown – 13.26 meters

Triple Jump

10. Destinie Sykes – 11.42 meters

 

Upstate Men's Results

800-meter run

6. Dorian Jones – 1:53.82

10,000-meter run

4. Alex Love – 32:26.74

Triple Jump

6. Desman Martin – 14.54 meters

 

Up Next

  • Upstate will send competitors to the Raleigh Relays and the Winthrop Invitational next weekend. 

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