Track & Field squads dominate distance events
Track & Field squads dominate distance events
Riddle wins both hammer, discus
Three Owls earn points in heptathlon
Roper wins second straight 5000m title
AT MAJOR MEETS
2012 C-USA Indoor Heptathlon, 2nd, 4942 points
2012 C-USA Outdoor Decathlon, 3rd, 6628 points
2013 C-USA Indoor Heptathlon, 3rd, 5013 points
2013 C-USA Outdoor Decathlon, 6th, 6535 points
2015 C-USA Indoor Heptathlon, 3rd, 5163 points
2015 C-USA Outdoor Decathlon, 5th, 6717 points
Heptathlon - 5,163 points, 2015 C-USA Championships (2/25/15)
60m- 7.32, C-USA Championships (2/25/15)
1000m- 2:50.57, C-USA Championships (2/23/13)
60H- 8.29, Aggie Invitational (2/6/15)
HJ- 1.99m, C-USA Championships (2/25/15)
PV- 4.00m, C-USA Championships (2/25/15)
LJ- 6.95m, C-USA Championships (2/25/15)
Discus- 13.44m, C-USA Championships (2/23/13)
Decathlon - 6,777 points, 2013 Shirley Crowe
100m- 11.43, Shirley Crowe (3/19/14)
200m- 23.18, UTEP Invitational (4/13/13)
400m- 52.79, C-USA Championships (5/14/15)
1500m- 4:51.49, C-USA Championships (5/11/12)
110H- 14.87, UTEP Invitational (4/13/13)
HJ- 2.00m, C-USA Championships (5/14/15)
LJ- 3.90m, C-USA Championships (5/14/15)
SP- 7.06m, C-USA Championships (5/9/13)
Discus- 13.78m, C-USA Championships (5/9/13)
Javelin- 37.77m, TSU Relays (3/15/13)
Indoor: Earned All-Conference honors by placing 3rd in the heptathlon (5163) with a career-best in points...finished 6th in the long jump at the Houston Tune Up. Outdoor: Competed at three meets...finished 5th (6717 points) in the decathlon at the C-USA Championships.
2013-14 (Redshirted both Indoor & Outdoor)
Indoor: Earned all-conference honors with a third place finish in the heptathlon at the C-USA Championships (5013 points) ...Recorded 4937 points in the heptathlon at the 2013 Mountain T's Open, placing second ...Outdoor: Placed sixth in the decathlon at the C-USA Championships (6535 points) ... Compiled a career-best 6777 points at the Shirley Crowe to finish fourth ... Racked up 6666 points at the Sam Adams Invitational to place fifth ...
Indoor: Placed eighth in 60m hurdles with a time of 8.61 at Leonard Hilton Invitational and 13th in shot put (11.79m/38-8.25)... Seventh in long jump (6.43m/21-1.25) and 16th in shot put (12.72m/41-8.75) at Houston Indoor Invitational... Finished 10th in heptathlon with 4,900 points at Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational... Placed second in heptathlon with 4,942 points at C-USA Indoor. Outdoor: 110m hurdles time of 15.50 at Victor Lopez Classic... Placed 15th in discus (35.46m/116-4) at UTEP Invitational... Fifth in long jump (6.83m/22-5), fifth in shot put (12.32m/40-5), and eighth in discus (37.19m/122-0) at Bearkat Twilight... Third in decathlon with 6,628 points at C-USA Championship... Scored 6,367 points (13th) in decathlon at the 2012 USA Junior Championship.
2011 graduate of South Walton High School... Earned four varsity letters for coach Willie Parker... Indoor and outdoor All-American in decathlon and third at indoor nationals... Top decathlon score of 7,033 points.
Full name: Christopher David Sanders... Born: April 16, 1993... Parents: David and Young Sanders (one brother)... College: Brown.
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