Women's Track & Field


McFadden sets three PRs at Beynon Sports Catamount Classic

Photo credit: Qyntia Parks-Lewis
Photo credit: Qyntia Parks-Lewis

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Following a meet that was dominated by weather last weekend, the King University women's track and field team took to the track at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic on what was a beautiful Saturday. Amari McFadden set three personal records on the weekend to lead the Tornado.


  • McFadden set her first personal record of the weekend in the long jump where she posted a mark of 4.77 meters, breaking her previous mark of 4.75 meters.
  • She followed that with a 100 meter dash time of 12.52 seconds, bettering her previous fastest time of 12.65 seconds.
  • McFadden capped her weekend with a 200 meter dash time of 26.17 seconds, which was 0.6 seconds faster than her previous best time.
  • Also in the long jump, Lindsey Burnett posted a mark of 4.80 meters, giving her a 12 place finish.
  • In the 400 meters, Jordan Jennings finished fifth with a time of 58.70 seconds.
  • Samantha Schreiber finished eighth in the 5,000 meter run with a time 20:15.57.
  • Kayce Byrnside finished the 5,000 meter run in a time of 21:14.56 to take 14th.
  • In the javelin, Esther Johnson finished sixth with a mark of 30.67 meters. She also took 10th in the shot put with a mark of 10.75 meters.


  • King is in action again on April 29-30 at the Conference Carolinas Championships, hosted by Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C.