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McMahon Runs to Victory, Cougars Finish Sixth at SoCon Championships
Release: 04/21/2013
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STATESBORO, Ga. – Sophomore Hayley McMahon came within a second of breaking the CofC school record as she won the title in the 1,500-meter run and the College of Charleston women’s track & field team wrapped up competition in the 2013 Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Georgia Southern.

The Cougars scored 32 points and tied with Furman for sixth-place and finished eight and a half points ahead of the Citadel. Western Carolina won the women’s title by 38 points over Appalachian State.

McMahon, who came in ranked second in the 1,500-meter run, won the event in a time of 4:28.45, .85 seconds from breaking the CofC school record of 4:27.60.

Freshman Roshani Glover earned a spot on the podium with a third-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 11.86 meters to score six points for the Cougars. Glover was the second best freshman in the event and earned a spot on the All-Freshman Team.

Sophomore Tiffany Sisk, who won the shot put title at the Outdoor Championship last year, finished fourth this year with a throw of 13.48 meters.

Junior Kaitlin McWhorter scored three points for the Cougars as she finished in sixth-place in the heptathlon, a series of seven events. McWhorter, who had her best event in the long jump where she finished third with a jump of 5.25 meters, totaled 4,120 points in the competition.

Women’s Team Results

Western Carolina              197.5

Appalachian State            159.5

Georgia Southern             112.5

Elon                                       111

Samford                               110

College of Charleston     32

Furman                                 32

Citadel                                  23.5

Wofford                               13

Chattanooga                      12

UNCG                                   12

Davidson                             4

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