Troy shows out at Scarlet and Black Invitational

( Photo / Troy Athletics ) Chance Armstrong runs past his opponents in the 400m. Troy will com- pete again on the 22nd in Birmingham. Tanner Colvin Sports Writer Troy’s track and field team wrapped up its final competition of the regular season last Sunday at First National Bank Arena in Jonesboro, Arkansas, at the Scarlet and Black Invitational. Edita Sklenska highlighted the day with a first-place finish and a school record in the 800m (2:07.18) while Tanner Guest secured two podium finishes in the mile and 800m. “Today was…

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Indoor track takes 2nd place at Sun Belt Conference Championships

(Photo/Troy Athletics) The track team earned 20 points on the first day of competition and 69 on day two to earn 2nd place behind Arkansas State. Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy indoor track and field team posted a stellar performance at the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, earning second place Tuesday at the Birmingham Crossplex. Troy’s second place finish marked the best finish in program history, and the Trojans tallied a program-record 89 total points. Only Arkansas State with 138 points outscored the Trojans, who earned…

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Track takes four event titles at Camel City Invitational

(Photo/Troy Athletics) For the third-consecutive meet, the track and field team has won four event championships. Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy track and field program crowned four event champions last weekend at the Camel City Invitational in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. “We started showing signs of life this week,” Director Marc Davis said. “I always look to this meet as a turning point in the season. “It’s the meet where we start to round into a good competitive place before the conference meet.” The Trojans took home a first-place finish…

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Track wins 4 events at KMS Invite

(Photo/Troy Athletics) The track team won four event titles last weekend at the KMS Invitational. Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy Track and Field team claimed four championships last Sunday in the KMS Invitational Birmingham, Alabama. The meet marked the second-consecutive week that the Trojans brought home four titles.  Troy’s dominance in the men’s weight throw continued, but this time, it was Caleb Brown with the top mark of 18.61m. Edita Sklenska took the women’s 800m crown with a time of 2:13.10 seconds while Madison Kennedy and Cadi Rowe also…

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Track wins four events at Samford Invitational

(Photo/Troy Athletics) The track team starts its season with three consecutive meets at the Birmingham CrossPlex. Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy track and field team finished the three-day Samford Invitational with four event champions last weekend.  “This was a much better week than last week,” director of the program Marc Davis said. “We worked out some rust, and we just have to keep plugging away. “We had some wins and some other great confidence-boosters this weekend.” For the second consecutive week, Michael Alvernaz found himself on the podium winning the…

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