Spartans Sprint into Outdoor Season at the 49er Classic

Spartans Sprint into Outdoor Season at the 49er Classic

Full Results

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The USC Upstate track and field teams shook off the dust from indoor season and made a great start to the outdoor season this past weekend at the Charlotte 49er Classic.

"We had a good start to the outdoor season this weekend.  We saw some personal best and good competition." USC Upstate head track and field coach Carson Blackwelder said, "We saw a little bit of everything this weekend when it comes to weather, rain, sun, wind, cold.  We need to adjust to outdoor and get back to competing in the elements."


  • Big South freshman of the year Angelnique Bryant continued her impressive rookie campaign with a second place finish in the 100 meter dash. Bryant's time of 11.86 seconds ranks fifth All-Time in Upstate history.
  • Big South Indoor Field Athlete of the Year Adanma Uzor once again had another great showing in the long jump event. The sophomore jumper placed third overall with a leap of 18-05.
  • Brittany Cox just missed the podium in the 100 meter hurdles with a fourth place finish. Cox's time of 14.62 ranks fourth All-Time in Upstate history.
  • Kalyn Brown finished sixth in the shot put competition and the women's 4x100 relay team came in ninth place at the event.
  • Lonnie Morton had a ninth place finish in the men's 110 meter hurdles event. Morton finished with a time of 15.01 seconds.
  • The men's 4x100 relay team came in eighth place and had the third fastest time in Upstate history.




  • The Spartans will stay in the Tar Heel State next weekend with a drip to Durham, N.C. to participate in the Duke invite.

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