Converse Track Continues To Break Records

Converse Track Continues To Break Records

BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. - The Converse Track team broke four school records at the Inaugural Montreat Invitational over the weekend.  The team finished second among 14 teams with 92 points.  

Converse finished behind King (111 pts) and ahead of three other Conference Carolinas schools.

Hammer Throw:

Jordan Cooksey broke her own school record by nearly ten feet with a heave of 117'9 (35.90m).  Cooksey's throw placed her fourth.

Shakura Wesley threw 89'5 (27.26m) to finish 12th overall.

Long Jump:

Sequoya Davis finished sixth in the event with a jump of 16'5.25 (5.01m).  Dominique Hill finished just behind Davis with a leap of 16'3.75 (4.97m) for seventh overall and third best inn program history.

Pole Vault:

Kristin Frost broke her teammate's school record with a height of 10'0 (3.05m).  Previous record holder, Hannah Asselin, cleared her previous best of 9'6.25 (2.90m).

Frost finished second with Asselin finishing in third.

High Jump:

Dominique Hill cleared 4'11 (1.50m) to finish third overall. Aileen Kovarik cleared 4'6.25 (1.38m).

Triple Jump:

Sequoya Davis posted a personal best leap of 35'3.25 (10.75m) to claim the top spot in the event.  Dominique Hill posted a mark of 34'9.5 (10.60m) to finish third.

Shot Put:

Shakura Wesley finished eighth overall with a heave of 31'5.25 (9.58m).

Discus:

Shakura Wesley tied her personal best mark of 121'6 (37.03m) to finish third overall.  Jordan Cooksey produced a personal best throw of 93'11 (28.63m).

Javelin:

Jordan Cooksey broke the school record in the event with a throw of 87'7 (26.70m).  Cooksey's throw was over 15 feet better than the previous school record held since 2014.

Shakura Wesley produced the second best throw in program history with a mark of 73'5 (22.38m).

100m Dash:

Deja Attaway and Cierra Richards finished fourth and fifth respectively in the event.  Attaway ran 12.79 while Richards was just behind with a 12.83.

200m Dash:

Deja Attaway finished fourth overall with a time of 26.86.

400m Dash:

Lauren Morris finished fifth overall with a time of 1:01.81.  Jada Simmons posted the fourth fastest time in program history running 1:03.23.

800m:

Jane Macsay finished seventh overall with a time of 2:31.98.  Hannah Taber ran a time of 2:46.48.

1500m:

Autumn Stone finished sixth overall with a time of 5:13.35.

400m Hurdles:

Catera Young finished sixth overall with a time of 1:17.97.

4x100m Relay:

The relay team of Deja Attaway, Dominique Hill, Ciera Richards, and Jada Simmons broke the school record in the event with a time of 49.28.  The squad broke the record by .07.

UP NEXT

The Valkyries will travel to Columbia, S.C. to participate in the Gamecock Invitational hosted by South Carolina on Saturday, April 15.