Badger Athletics - Spring Hill College News
Sophomore Jordan Travis of Poplarville, Miss.
Sophomore Jordan Travis of Poplarville, Miss.
Men's Outdoor Track & Field - Mon, May. 12, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Sophomore sprinter Jordan Travis (SO/Poplarville, Miss.) of the Spring Hill College (SHC) men's outdoor Track & Field team became the first male Badger student-athlete to qualify for the NAIA National Track & Field Championships in the two-year history of the program with a time of 1:52.78 in the 800-Meter Run at the Florida State University (FSU) Twilight Invitational on Friday evening.

Hailing from Poplarville, Miss., Travis' time also set a new personal-best and SHC school record in the event topping his own previous mark of 1:53.83.

Other school records that fell at the event came in the 1500-Meter Run as junior John Russell (JR/Cullman, Ala.) of Cullman, Ala., came in at 4:02.84, the 400-Meter Hurdles where freshman Terence Hinton of Daphne, Ala., posted a time of 57.15 and the Discus where sophomore Justin Rooks (SO/Mobile, Ala.) from Mobile, Ala., logged a distance of 35.41 meters.

Individual Results:

100-meter Dash (of 42)
--) Quendarius Roberts: SCR

200-meter Dash (of 43):
28) Phillip Travis (SO/Poplarville, Miss.): 23.34
--) Robert Treuting (SO/Alexandria, La.): SCR

400-meter Dash (of 44):
25) Phillip Travis: 53.25
--) Robert Treuting: DNS

800-meter Run (of 29):
7) Jordan Travis: 1:52.78
--) Andrew Pettus (FR/New Orleans, La.): DNS

1,500-meter Run (of 29):
11) John Russell: 4:02.84

--) Seamus Russell (FR/Cullman, Ala.): 4:08.52
110-meter Hurdles (of 13)
10) Wesley Pietri (SO/Mobile, Ala.): 16.09

400-meter Hurdles (of 12)
8) Terence Hinton (FR/Daphne, Ala.): 57.15

High Jump (of 17):
--) Patrick McCree (FR/New Orleans, La.): NH

Long Jump (of 15)
6) Wesley Pietri: 6.07m
7) Barry Murray Jr: 5.60m

Shot Put (of 14):
3) Justin Rooks: 12.82m
10) Harrison McNab (JR/New Orleans, La.): 9.26m

Discus Throw (of 14):
10) Justin Rooks: 35.41m
11) Travis Florence (FR/Byram, Miss): 33.20m

Hammer Throw (of 7):
6) Travis Florence: 26.48m
7) Harrison McNab: 17.57m

Javelin Throw (of 14):
--) Wesley Pietri: DNS
--) Montez Patterson (FR/Theodore, Ala.): DNS

Travis will next represent Spring Hill at the 2014 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at the Gulf Shores SportsPlex in Gulf Shores, Ala., on May 22-24, 2014.