SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Augusta University men's outdoor track and field team traveled to Savannah, Ga. to open the 2018 season at the Savannah State Eyeopener and took fourth out of 11 teams.
Augusta placed fourth overall with 101 points, behind Edward Waters (128.50), Savannah State (107), and USC-Beaufort (104).
Augusta junior Tommy Woods set the new school record for the hammer throw with a distance of 39.65m to take second out of 10 competitors. Freshman Joshua Hewing won his first collegiate event in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.50 and senior Taylor Coxwell took second in the pole vault with a height of 3.5 meters.
Both Augusta teams will compete next on March 3, at the Victor Icebreaker Duals, hosted by Berry College in Mount Berry, Ga.
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