MONTEVALLO, Ala. — Columbus State’s Ryan McFall won the 10,000-meter run at the Peach Belt Conference championships.
McFall finished with a time of 31:25.83, more than 20 seconds faster than the second-place finisher.
He also finished fourth in the 5,000 in 15:03.97.
Heath Lamb finished third in the 1,500 with a time of 3:53.78. Xavier Matthews came in third in the 100 in 10.89.
Xavier Matthews came in third in the 100-meter with a time of 10.89 seconds and eighth in the 200 in 22.20. He finished seventh in the long jump with a distance of 6.52 meters.
Cody Mallchok finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:17.12. That time was good enough for Mallchok to become a provisional qualifier for the NCAAs.
Mallchok also finished sixth in the 5,000 in 15:13.19.
The 4x100 relay team finished fifth in 41.62, and the 4x400 relay team also finished fifth in 3:19.55.
Joey Clark came in eighth in the discus with a throw of 34.09 meters.
In the team standings, the Cougars finished eighth with 49 points.
In the women's meet:
The Columbus State Lady Cougars finished ninth in the Peach Belt Conference track and field championships with 33 points.
The 4x400-meter relay team (Shanila Chapman, Asha Alexander, Rachel Dixon and Carrie Washington) set a school record with a time of 3:52.06. That was good enough to finish second.
Ashley Johnson was second in the shot put with a distance of 12.88 meters.
The 4x100 relay team finished fourth with a time of 47.55.
Chapman finished six in the 100 with a time of 12.25 and eighth in the 200 with a time of 25.29. She also came in fourth in the long jump with a leap of 5.24 meters.
Caitlin Howard won the women’s Elite 15 Award, which goes to the athlete with the highest GPA.