Loyola track & field competed at LSU Twilight

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(New Orleans, La.) – After nearly a month since their last competition at the McNesse State Invite, the Loyola track & field team travelled to Baton, La. to compete in the LSU Twilight at B.Moore Track & C. Maddox Fieldhouse on Friday night.

With multiple athletes finishing inside of the top 10, the Wolf Pack put together another strong showing in its final indoor meet before the championships starting on Mar. 2-4.

On the women’s side, Taylor Hagins recorded the best throw for Loyola in the shot put competition with a throw of 10.02m. The throw landed her in sixth place overall.

Leah Banks continued her dominance in the women’s long jump with a leap of 5.36m, good enough for fourth place.

Yesenia Davis also took home fourth place in the women’s high jump, recording a leap of 1.61m.

Tiera Henderson paced the Wolf Pack in the 200m dash with a time of 27.87 to finish inside of the top 20.

Meri Hebert managed a top five finishing, taking home fourth place overall in the women’s 400m dash with a time of 1:01.30.

On the men’s side, Christian Lynch finished in seventh place for the Wolf Pack in the men’s long jump, recording a leap of 6.41m.

Anthony Rizzi recorded a top-five finish on Friday night in the men’s 3,000m run with a time of 9:30.80.

Brian Davis took home 14th overall in the men’s 800m run with a time of 2:04.91.

Malcolm Pitchford finished 11th overall to lead Loyola in the men’s 400m dash with a time of 52.54.

The NAIA Indoor National Championships will take place on Mar. 2-4.

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