DAY TWO RESULTS
Feb. 17, 2013
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Charlotte men’s track and field team took home the conference title after scoring 190.5 points, while also breaking four A-10 records.
The 49ers finished first place in eight events, while also taking the top three spots in the 60m dash. Leading the 49ers was senior Cordell Livingston, who was named the Most Outstanding Field Performer. Livingston finished first in the 60m hurdles (7.95) and long jump (7.44m). Also helping the 49ers was junior Khyran Shank, finishing first in the 60m dash (6.86), which Charlotte took the second and third place spots in that event. Also finishing first was sophomore Anthony Bynum in the 200m (21.74), freshman Chris Tate in the 400m (48.79), Trey McRae in the high jump (2.12m), Anthony Campbell in the triple jump (15.44m), and Jake Deaton in the shot put (18.55m), a new conference record.
Runner-up Rhode Island finished with 166 points. Anthony Davidson defended his title in the 500m dash, edging Fordham's Sean Atkinson by .09 seconds. Davidson scored 10 team points with the victory, while freshman Zach Campo added four points with his fifth-place finish. Trent Baltzell won the heptathlon conference crown by scoring 2,208 points over the final three events, holding off Fordham's Sam Houston.
Rounding out the standings was Saint Joseph’s (78), Butler (68), La Salle (60), Fordham (58), VCU (52), Temple (34), Massachusetts (28.5), Xavier (21), Saint Louis (15), and Richmond (9).
For complete results of the 2013 Atlantic 10 Men’s Track and Field Championship, visit www.atlantic10.com.
2013 A-10 Track & Field Awards
Most Outstanding Track Performer: Alfredo Santana, La Salle
Most Outstanding Field Performer: Cordell Livingston, Charlotte
Most Outstanding Rookie Performer: Chris Tate, Charlotte
Coach of the Year: Robert Olesen, Charlotte