Elon Track and Field Concludes Final Day at Camel City Invite

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Elon University women’s track and field team concluded its second and final day at the Camel City Invite on Saturday, Feb. 8, inside the JDL Fast Track Complex.


A day after posting a personal-best in the weight throw, Lauryn Carlton threw another personal-record in an event this time with her heave of 42′ 11.75″ (13.10m) in the shot put. She finished sixth overall in the event to lead Elon.

Jordan Haywood clocked a prelims time of 7.81 in the 60-meter dash, just missing her personal-best of 7.76. She would later come back in the 200-meters to lead the Phoenix with a time of 25.61, good for seventh overall.

Aliya Barrows ran a time of 59.03 in the 400-meters to leads the Phoenix in 12th overall. She also competed in the 200-meters with a time of 26.47. Elyse King was the Phoenix top finisher in the triple jump at her mark of 35′ 2.5″ (10.73m) which was 10th overall.

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Elon will send some athletes to the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational hosted by Liberty next weekend, Feb. 14-15, while members of the distance squad travel to the David Hemery Valentine Invite at Boston University.