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Calbert Guest
Calbert Guest finished first overall in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Sun Belt Championship.
photo courtesy of Appalachian State Athletics

App State Track and Field Continues Competition at Duke Invitational

The App State track and field team continued action at the Duke Invitational with the pole vault and distance events on Friday.

Junior Calbert Guest stopped the clock at 9:09.53 for a personal best and third place finish in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. Senior Jonah Morris also clocked a personal best in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:22.89, placing 13th overall.

Freshman Ava Studney tied for ninth in the women’s group B pole vault with a clearance of 3.50m (11′ 5.75″). In the men’s group B pole vault, junior Braden Underwood recorded a clearance of 4.60m (15′ 1″) to tie for 11th overall. Both men’s and women’s pole vault had been moved indoors due to the weather conditions.

Thursday Rewind
On Thursday, junior Chris Wainscott posted personal bests in the men’s discus (51.26m (168′ 2″)) and men’s hammer throw (57.57m (188′ 10″)). Fellow junior Nathan Karl finished 12th in the men’s discus with a mark of 47.20m (154′ 10″). Sophomore Daiyanna Cooper recorded a personal best toss of 55.01m (180′ 5″), placing 17th overall in the women’s hammer throw.