Women's Track & Field

2 CONFERENCE CAROLINAS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Barton wins title to lead King at Conference Carolinas Championships

Barton wins title to lead King at Conference Carolinas Championships

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The King University women's track & field team finished sixth at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Championships. The day was highlighted by a conference championship from Kirstin Barton in the 3000 meters.

THE BASICS
KING RESULTS: 6th of 10
LOCATION: JDL FastTrack; Winston-Salem, N.C.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Barton covered the 3000-meter distance in 10:51.35 seconds to take the conference title.
  • She also earned all-conference accolades in the 5000 meters, finishing third with a time of 19:18.32.
  • In the mile, Barton crossed the tape in 5:34.59 to finish seventh.
  • On the day, Barton scored 18 of King's 27 points.
  • In the 5000 meters, Christina Fulcher finished eighth with a time of 20:34.90.
  • Meg Davis nearly earned all-conference in the mile, finishing fourth with a time of 5:31.50.
  • In the weight throw, Ashley Miller and Brittany Nielson both set personal records.
  • Miller finished eighth with a mark of 13.29 meters while Nielson registered a mark of 11.90 meters.

FOR THE FOES

  • The University of Mount Olive won the conference championship with a score of 209.5 while Southern Wesleyan University finished second at 106.5.

UP NEXT

  • King opens the outdoor season on March 8-9 at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C.