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Seahawks Win Three Events On Saturday

Courtesy: UNCW Athletic Communications  
Release: 03/17/2012
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MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Bob Vanderham, Valerie Afram and Aerial Chatman won the 800 meters, Long Jump and Triple Jump, respectively, to head up UNCW's outing on Saturday at the Shamrock Invitational in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Adding to UNCW's stellar performance was sophomore Meena Reid, who broke her own school record in the 100 meters when she placed third with a time of 11.79 seconds. Her previous record was 11.80.

Vanderham used a time of 1:51.46 to win the 800 meters while Afram jumped 17-8 3/4 feet to win the Long Jump "B" event. Teammate Tatyana Brewton finished second with a mark of 17-2 3/4.

In the Triple Jump, UNCW's Aerial Chatman and Cameron Walton finished 1-2 with distances of 49-4 1/2 and 48-0, respectively.

On the men's side of the Long Jump "B" event, Tyler Allard was second with a distance of 21-2 feet and Brett Campbell was fourth overall with a mark of 21-0 3/4.

Kyle Barbour took third in the Discus Throw with a mark of 158-11.

In a late result from Friday, Barbour finished third in the Hammer Throw with a distance of 174-2 feet.

The Seahawks visit Western Carolina on March 24, for the Western Carolina Invitational.


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