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Men Set PR's at 49er Classic

Men Set PR's at 49er Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Emmanuel College men's track and field team traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina to compete at the 49er Classic.

Senior Michael Guinn lowered his season best to a 11.44 in the 100 meter dash and lowered his 200 time to a 24.05. James Blake made his debut in the 200 meter dash with a 23.41. Junior DaMonte' Ward lowered his season best and won his heat in the 400 meter dash with a 50.76. Ethan Hargrove ran a PR and qualified for conference in the 1500 meter run with a 4:11.25.

Freshman Mugisha Bienvenu qualified for conference in the 5000 meter run with a PR of 15:59.11. Devin Veasley lowered his PR in the 400 meter hurdles with a 1:03.87. The 4x100 meter relay lowered their season best to a 43.78 thanks to Veasley, Blake, West, and Guinn.

On the field side it was Ackeem West who had an impressive meet. He finished 8th in long jump with a PR of 22'7.25 to finish 8th, while Juan Soto took 4th in pole vaulting with a 13'5.25. 

Next up, the men will pick compete at the Emory Invitational in Atlanta, Georgia.  

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