Augusta Finishes Fourth To Start Season At Savannah State Eyeopener

Augusta Finishes Fourth To Start Season At Savannah State Eyeopener

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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.


AU sophomore Anthony Mounzer finished third in the discus throw in 37.60 meters, and senior Daniel Langston took second in the javelin throw (43.81 meters).


On the track, the men's 4x400 team, which consisted of Joshua Hewing, Shane Rowand, Justin Harrison, and Zatrick Pearce finished third with a time of 3:26.42.


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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