Joseph Brown (C’23) competes in the 800m. Photo by Rob Mohr (C’21).
By Claire Smith
Sewanee track and field ended its indoor schedule on Friday, February 14 with the Sewanee Indoor Invitational.
Alexis Vanwinkle (C’21) won the pole vault event, clearing 2.90 meters, while Anna Hubbard (C’23) finished in second with 2.60 meters. Madison Sellers (C’23) finished in third place in the 1 mile with a 5:54:96 time. Gigi Aiken (C’23) placed fifth in the 55 meter hurdles, timing 10.07 seconds. Haven Watson placed fifth in the long jump, recording 4.65 meters. The women’s track and field team finished fifth out of seven teams.
In the men’s team, Ford McGovern (C’21) recorded a time of 52.80 seconds in the 400 meter dash, coming in fifth. Clayton Tillery (C’23) cleared 1.70 meters in the high jump. The men’s team came in seventh out of eight teams.
In other news, Ash Midyett (C’20) travelled to Nashville on Saturday, February 15 to represent Sewanee amid many Division I athletes at Vanderbilt’s Music City Challenge. Midyett timed 4:20.44 in the one mile run, placing fourth in his heat.
Sewanee will open the outdoor track and field schedule with the Victor Ice Breaker Duals at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia on March 7.