WILMINGTON, N.C.- The Coker College women's track and field team took on their first outdoor event of the season at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational on Friday, March 9. Tamara McMichael set a new program record in the women's hammer throw, while four other Cobras advance to Saturday's (March 10) finals.
In the women's 100-meter dash preliminary, Noelia Leake finished before anyone else, crossing the line in 12.18 seconds, followed by Autumn Walters in third in 12.44 seconds. Both times are good for third and fourth in program records and qualify them both for the finals on Saturday.
McMichael and Tiffany Taylor put their efforts into the javelin throw, as McMichael placed second, throwing for a distance of 92' 5", good for third all-time at Coker. Taylor's throw landed a distance of 79' 4", putting her fourth in program history.
Day two of the UNCW Seahawk Invitational will take place on Saturday, March 10, with events beginning at 12:00 p.m. Results from the competition can be found by visiting www.cokercobras.com.