Cougars Achieve High Marks at Raleigh Relays

RALEIGH, NC March 30, 2013 - The College of Charleston women’s track & field team had a successful outing as they competed at the Raleigh Relays this weekend. Three athletes earned spots on the top-10 list in the history of the program over the course of the meet.

Junior Christine Klinar improved on her school record in the javelin throw as she placed seventh with a throw of 41.85 meters, the second best throw in the Southern Conference this season.

CofC Cougars track and field

Freshman Roshani Glover set the top mark in the SoCon this season and second best mark in school history as she won her section and placed ninth overall in the triple jump with a mark of 12.06 meters. Glover’s jump is the 27th best in the NCAA East region so far this season.

Sophomore Hayley McMahon ran a person best time in the 1,500-meter run as she clocked a time of 4:38.63, the third best time in the SoCon this season and sixth best time in school history.

In the 5,000-meter run sophomore Danielle Sams set a career-best as she finished 10th in her section as she crossed the finish line in 18:26.95.

“This was great for us to get used to a higher level of competition and I thought we handled it very well,” CofC head coach Amy Seago said. “I thought for the most part our kids stepped up and competed. I think we are making progress as a team as we get closer to the conference championship.”

In addition to the Raleigh Relays, members of the men’s cross country team competed at the Winthrop Invitational.

Adam Seften led the Cougars as he finished third in a time of 15:38.44. Other who competed in the race were Manning Miller (15:46.01, fifth), Alex Couch (16:29.44, 14th) and Tyler Wood (17:09.03, 20th).

Up next the women’s track & field team competes at the Duke Invitational April 5-6, their last meet before the Southern Conference Outdoor Championship, April 20-21 in Statesboro, Ga.

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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