Piedmont Wins USA South Men's Track & Field Championship

Piedmont Wins USA South Men's Track & Field Championship

(BEREA, KY) - The 2019 USA South Men's Track & Field Championship took place Thursday-Friday, April 18-19 at the Berea College Outdoor Track on the campus of Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. Piedmont College captured the USA South championship as the Lions topped second place Berea College by 26 points. Individually, Jeremy Prichard of Methodist University was named USA South Track and Field Athlete of the Year as he compiled 42 points during the meet with a win in the 400 meter hurdles and second place performances in the 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 110 meter hurdles and high jump. The Rookie of the Year was Cortez Sawyer from William Peace University as he won the 200 meter dash and also medaled in the 100 meter dash, high jump and long jump. Finally, Piedmont's Jeff Jenkins was named Coach of the Year. The top-three performers in each event were deemed All-Conference while an All-Sportsmanship team was also announced (see below).

2019 USA South Men's Track & Field Team Results:

Place Team Score
1. Piedmont 170
2. Berea 144
3. Methodist 107
4.  William Peace 71
5.  Pfeiffer 55
6. Covenant 40
7. Brevard 23


The 2019 USA South Men's Track & Field Individual Award Winners & All-Conference Team:

Athlete of the Year Rookie of the Year Coach of the Year

Jeremy Prichard

Cortez Sawyer
William Peace

Jeff Jenkins


First Team Second Team Third Team
(First Place at Conference Meet) (Second Place at Conference Meet) (Third Place at Conference Meet)
100 Meters: Corey Carroll, Berea, 10.91
200 Meters: Cortez Sawyer, William Peace, 22.37
400 Meters: Erran Greene, Methodist, 48:79
800 Meters: Sair Salgado, Berea, 1:56.47
1,500 Meters: Sair Salgado, Berea, 4:02.72;
5,000 Meters: Landon Bond, Berea, 15:25.65
10,000 Meters: Landon Bond, Berea, 33:44.88
110 Meter Hurdles: Matt Clark, Piedmont, 15.22
400 Meter Hurdles: Jeremy Prichard, Methodist, 54.87
3,000 Meter Steeplechase: Logan McKenzie, Berea, 9:51.89
4x100 Meter Relay: William Peace (Darious Stover, Antuan Crowder, DeVon Mitchell-Swanier, Cortez Sawyer), 42.54
4x400 Meter Relay: 1. Piedmont (Brodrick Jackson, Alvin Jacobs, Darius Smith, Justin Wilkes), 3:23.92
High Jump: Cameron Graham, Piedmont, 1.90m
Pole Vault: John Mbadugha, Piedmont, 3.80m
Long Jump: Cameron Graham, Piedmont, 7.02m
Triple Jump: Anthony Goodloe, Piedmont, 13.47m
Shot Put: Darius Twitty, Methodist, 13.27m
Discus Throw: Killian McClain, Piedmont, 37.62m
Hammer Throw: Killian McClain, Piedmont, 44.80m
Javelin Throw: Jonathan Brindle, Pfeiffer, 46.81m
100 Meters: Cortez Sawyer, William Peace, 10.94
200 Meters: Jeremy Prichard, Methodist, 22.41
400 Meters: Jeremy Prichard, Methodist, 48.81
800 Meters: Tanner Carson, Berea, 1:56.49
1,500 Meters: Tanner Carson, Berea, 4:03.93
5,000 Meters: Tyler Little, Berea, 15:29.59
10,000 Meters: Tyler Little, Berea, 33:45.06
110 Meter Hurdles: Jeremy Prichard, Methodist, 15.24
400 Meter Hurdles: Tevin Colson, Pfeiffer, 56.22
3,000 Meter Steeplechase: Micaiah Allison, Covenant, 10:18.19
4x100 Meter Relay: Brevard (Jamerial Parks, 
Quentin Jackson, Eddie Dean, Christopher Walton), 43.19
4x400 Meter Relay: Methodist (Stephen Dukes, Erran Greene, Connor Ayers; Jeremy Prichard), 3:25.26
High Jump: Jeremy Prichard, Methodist, 1.85m
Pole Vault: Cooper Hayes, Covenant, 3.65m
Long Jump: Anthony Jordan, Piedmont, 6.86m
Triple Jump: Vontre Howard, Methodist, 13.35m
Shot Put: Kyle Fennell, Brevard, 13.09m
Discus Throw: Jon Patterson, Methodist, 37.22m
Hammer Throw: Klayton Gill, Pfeiffer, 41.74m
Javelin Throw: Michael Rawlings, Covenant, 43.30m
100 Meters: Antuan Crowder, William Peace, 11.03
200 Meters: Sean Bryant, Pfeiffer, 22.50
400 Meters: Nevin Foster, Pfeiffer, 49.57
800 Meters: Alvin Jacobs, Piedmont, 1:57.49
1,500 Meters: Logan McKenzie, Berea, 4:04.62
5,000 Meters: Tanner Carson, Berea, 15:37.61
10,000 Meters: Matthew Seitz, Covenant, 34:34.93 
110 Meter Hurdles: Kenan Waltower, Pfeiffer, 15.37
400 Meter Hurdles: Justin Wilkes, Piedmont, 56.67
3,000 Meter Steeplechase: Max Miller, Piedmont, 10:19.67
4x100 Meter Relay: Piedmont (Cameron Graham, Brodrick Jackson; Anthony Jordan, Brandon Leftwich), 43.33
4x400 Meter Relay: William Peace (Quinten Jackson, Walter Brown, Cortez Sawyer, Brandon Hanna), 3:25.58 
High Jump: Cortez Sawyer, William Peace, 1.85m
Pole Vault: Justin Wilkes, Piedmont, 2.90m
Long Jump: Cortez Sawyer, William Peace, 6.64m
Triple Jump: Anthony Jordan, Piedmont, 13.16m
Shot Put: Will Underwood, Piedmont, 12.90m
Discus Throw: Tyler Fisher, Piedmont, 34.46m
Hammer Throw: Tyler Fisher, Piedmont, 35.49
Javelin Throw: Austin Weber, Berea, 40.93m
  All-Sportsmanship Team  
  Richard Brayton, Berea
Gabriel Covington, Brevard
Jonathan George, Covenant
Jalen Anderson, Methodist
Klayton Gill, Pfeiffer
Anthony Jordan, Piedmont
Antuan Crowder, William Peace