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The South Atlantic Conference Announces Women's Track & Field Preseason Poll and Watch List

The South Atlantic Conference Announces Women's Track & Field Preseason Poll and Watch List

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Queens has been selected to win the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championship as voted by the League's head coaches, the League announced today. The Royals received seven first-place votes for a total of 71 points from the panel.

 

Queens won the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship as it posted 269 team points at the Championship.

 

Wingate placed in second with two first-place votes and 58 points. The Bulldogs finished second in last year's Championship with 167 points. Anderson rounds out the top-three with 52 points from the panel following a fourth-place finish at last year's tournament.

 

Lenoir-Rhyne opens the year at No. 4 with 47 points, while Coker begins at the No. 5 spot with 39 points. Coming in at No. 6 is Carson-Newman after receiving 37 points followed by Mars Hill at No. 7 with 27 points. Lincoln Memorial places at the No. 8 spot with 22 points while Brevard rounds out the poll at the No. 9 spot with 11 points.

 

The 2017 South Atlantic Conference Track and Field season is underway.  Below is a look at top athletes from each member institution.

 

Anderson
Sprints - Madison Seay
Distance - Haylee Love
Field – N/A 

Brevard
Sprints – N/A
Distance – N/A
Field – N/A 

Carson-Newman
Sprints – N/A
Distance - Priscah Jemeli
Field - Tiana Mills 

Coker
Distance – Darroneshia Lott
Field – Charity Snelling 

Lenoir-Rhyne
Sprints – Paiton Fair
Distance – Audra Yarber
Field – Haylea Salamon 

Lincoln Memorial
Sprints – Jordan Crawford
Distance – Whitney Elliott
Field – N/A 

Mars Hill
Sprints – N/A
Distance - Kaleigh Jackson
Field - Shahnika Williams 

Queens
Sprints - Milan Golding
Distance – N/A
Field – N/A 

Wingate
Sprints - Tarah Young
Distance – Madison Hiatt
Field - Vanisha Wilshire