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Buccaneer Track Squads Both Ninth at Augie

March 24, 2012 at 8:12 pm

Erika Moen

Rock Island, IL -- Both the Men's and Women's Beloit College Track & Field teams finished ninth on Saturday at the Augustana College Viking Open.

The Men's squad was led by Travis Towns, who won the Javelin, and Matt McKay, who finished fourth in the 3000m Steeplechase.

For the Women Erika Moen posted a third in the Discus to lead the place-winners.  Amani Edwards came in fifth in the Shot Put and sixth in the Hammer.  Namoonga Mantina brought home a pair of seventh's in the 100m and Long Jump.  The 4x100 and 4x400 Relays also both finished seventh.

The Buccaneers continue their season next Saturday at the Carroll University Open in Waukesha.  Action begins at 11:00 a.m.

(NOTE:  Incorrect results were received prior to the posting of this story on Saturday, March 24.  It has been edited with the correct information included.)