Taylor’s Win Leads Cobras to Fourth Place Finish at Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational

HICKORY, N.C. – The Coker College men's track and field team earned 16 top-10 finishes on Saturday (Mar. 19) at the Lenoir-Rhyne PowerBox Invitational.

Brandon Campbell earned an eighth place showing in the hammer throw, finishing with a distance of 24.34 meters.

Caleb Nesbitt finished in eighth in the long jump, recording a distance of six meters.

In the triple jump, Attiyyah Shakir came in fifth place with a distance of 11.83 meters.

Luke Elliot scored a runner-up finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase. He recorded a time of 11:08.54

In the 4x 100-meter relay, the Cobras finished in second, running a time of 43.36.

Jacob Chebii, James Gregory and Brandon Mullins all earned top-10 finishes in the 1500-meter run.

Paul Taylor II and Derrian Moreau finished in fourth and sixth in the 110-meter hurdles.

Malik Tarbell finished in eighth in the 100-meter dash, finishing with a time of 11.08.

In the 800-meter run, Gregory and Razzel Kiplaget notched top-five showings.

Taylor picked up a win in the 400-meter hurdles, running a time of 58.39.

Joshua Dacres finished in eighth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.96.

Joe Altieri rounded things out for the Cobras, finishing in 10th in the 5000-meter run with a time of 17:51.26.

As a team, Coker scored 63 points, leaving them in fourth place.

The Cobras will be back in action on Friday (Mar. 25) when they travel to the Adidas Winthrop Invitational.