Davis and Foreman close out Weems Baskin Invitational with top-three finishes

Davis and Foreman close out Weems Baskin Invitational with top-three finishes

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Timothy Davis and Alexus Foreman both recorded top-three finishes on Saturday at the Weems Baskin Invitational as Charleston Southern closed out its second outdoor meet of the spring season at the Sheila & Morris Cregger Track on the campus of the University of South Carolina.

Davis (triple jump open) and Foreman (shot put open) paced a CSU team that competed against a deep field with multiple events and heats running throughout the day at the meet in Columbia.

Sprints/Hurdles
Diamond Rush led the Bucs' sprinters in the women's 100m dash as the freshman placed 24th in the field with a time of 12.07.

Back from injury, Joshua Paramore led the Bucs' men's efforts in the 100m dash. The junior athlete placed 67th in the deep field after crossing the line in 11.06.

Jasmine Pilgrim was CSU's leader in the women's 200m dash as the senior placed 50th in 25.13. Alexis Adams placed 71st in the field with a time of 25.49, while Tamara Damjanovic was 117th with a time of 26.72. Kaitlyn Pierce placed 131st with a time of 27.20.

Justin Green led the Bucs in the men's 200m dash placing 85th in the field with a time of 22.64. Niegel Simmons was 92nd with a time of 22.70, while James Allen was 108th in 22.92. Davion Pressley rounded out the group in 130th with a time of 23.46.

Javenique McDowell was the team leader in the women's 800m run placing 27th in the field with a time of 2:24.98.

Joshua Bowers was the team leader in the men's 800m run crossing the line 14th overall with a time of 1:57.18. Brandon Damon finished 25th in 1:58.25, while Keith Terry was 29th with a time of 1:59.14. Kyle Morrell added a 31st place finish with a time of 1:59.99.

Caroline Edmondson continued her strong outdoor season in the women's 100m hurdles as the sophomore led the way for the Bucs. Edmondson placed 18th overall in the field with a time of 14.36.

Edmondson was also the CSU leader in the women's 400m hurdles with a time of 1:04.23 to place 16th in the field. Shantel Ardley placed 29th overall with a time of 1:06.42.

Josiah Scarlett paced CSU's efforts in the men's 400m hurdles placing 17th in the field with a time of 54.83.

CSU's women's 4x100m relay team took on the deep field in the event with the quartet of Ardley, Pilgrim, Adams, and Rush crossing the line 15th overall with a time of 48.00.

CSU's men's 4x100m relay team also battled against a strong field in the event with the quartet of Allen, Paramore, Simmons, and Green placing 13th overall with a time of 42.46.

The men's 4x400m relay team also finished among the leaders with the team of Scarlett, Green, Clarence Moss, and Bowers placing 17th overall with a time of 3:26.79.

Jumpers
Tamara Damjanovic continued her strong spring as well, as the freshman jumper finished in the top 10 in the women's triple jump. Damjanovic achieved 11.40m on her fourth attempt to place eighth in the field. Victoria Gibson reached 10.82m on her third attempt to place 18th.

Frankie Thomas took on the field in the men's high jump invitational with the sophomore clearing 1.95m to place seventh overall.

Timothy Davis had a strong day in the men's triple jump open to place third overall in the field. Davis cleared 14.40m in his first attempt to pace the Bucs with the top three finish.

Throwers
Alexus Foreman was in the top three in the women's shot put event as the sophomore thrower placed third in the open. Foreman's third attempt of 13.33m secured her top three finish. Madison McCoy placed 11th with her first throw reaching 12.02m for her mark in the event. Milan Williams was 15th with a throw of 11.65m.

McCoy took top honors among the CSU athletes in the women's discus throw open. The sophomore reached 39.69m in her second attempt to pace the Bucs in 10th place. Williams finished one spot back in 11th with a throw of 38.91m, while Foreman's mark of 34.89m put her 21st in the field.

Seth Wolfe was CSU's leader in the men's shot put event as the Atlanta, Ga. native achieved 13.77m on his first attempt to pace the Bucs with a 14th place finish.

JP Caglione led the Bucs in the men's discus throw open as the sophomore achieved clean marks on all four of his attempts. He connected on a 42.49m throw in his final attempt of the day to place ninth in the field. Clarence Moss finished one spot back in 10th with a throw of 42.48m in his final attempt. Ryan Spiecha was 16th with a throw of 39.85m, while Wolfe finished 30th with a throw of 31.63m.

Up Next
Charleston Southern continues competition next weekend at the Florida Relays on the campus of the University of Florida on March 30-31. Competition will run throughout both days at James G. Pressly Stadium at Percy Beard Track.

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