Queens Claims 2015 Women’s South Atlantic Conference Track and Field Championship

Queens Claims 2015 Women’s South Atlantic Conference Track and Field Championship

 

 
FULL RESULTS
 

Hickory, N.C. – The Queens University of Charlotte Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams swept the 2015 South Atlantic Conference Championships which concluded Saturday at the Moretz Sports – Athletic Complex.

 

On the women's side, the Royals won their second straight championship with 240 total points.

 

Queens was led by the performance of Nikia Squire, who was named the both the 2015 SAC Women's Track Athlete and Field Athlete Of The Year.  Squire won the women's 100-meter dash (11.70) and 200-meter dash (24.88) and was part of the women's 400-meter relay squad (46.66) which took home top honors as well.

 

In addition, Squire placed first in the women's long jump (19'1.25") while the Royals swept the relays with their first-place finish in the women's 1,600-meter relay with a time of 3:58.04.

 

On the men's side, Queens won the championship with 178 points thanks to the performance of Yannick Stubbe.  Stubbe, the 2015 SAC Freshman and Track Athlete Of The Year, won the men's 5,000-meter run (15:11) and finished second in both the men's 800-meter run (1:54) and the 1,500-meter run (4:01).

 

2015 South Atlantic Conference Track and Field Championships
April 17-18 – FINAL RESULTS
Hickory, N.C.
Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex & Irwin Belk Track
Lenoir-Rhyne University, host

WOMEN
1. Queens - 240
2. Wingate - 171
3. Lenoir-Rhyne - 85
4. Anderson - 83
5. Carson-Newman - 70
6. Mars Hill - 63
7. Lincoln Memorial - 33
8. Coker - 26
9. Brevard - 6

MEN
1. Queens - 178
2. Wingate - 161
3. Mars Hill - 100
4. Carson-Newman - 96
5. Lenoir-Rhyne - 83
6. Anderson - 72
7. Lincoln Memorial - 41
8. Coker - 40

2015 South Atlantic Conference Awards

WOMEN
Freshman Of The Year – Haylea Salamon, Lenoir-Rhyne
Track Athlete Of The Year – Nikia Squire, Queens
Field Athlete Of The Year – Tiana Mills, Carson-Newman, Haylea Salamon, Lenoir-Rhyne and Nikia Squire, Queens (three-way tie)
Coach Of The Year – Jim Vahrenkamp, Queens

MEN
Freshman Of The Year – Yannick Stubbe, Queens
Track Athlete Of The Year – Yannick Stubbe, Queens
Field Athlete Of The Year – Randall Freeman, Carson-Newman
Coach Of The Year – Jim Vahrenkamp, Queens