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HARRIS WINS SHOT PUT AT BRAVES CLASSIC

HARRIS WINS SHOT PUT AT BRAVES CLASSIC

PEMBROKE, N.C. Senior Laquel Harris (Nassau, Bahamas) of the Shaw University women's outdoor track and field team claimed first place in the women's shot put with a throw of 11.80 meters at the Braves Classic Friday (Mar. 6) from the Dick & Lenore Taylor Track.

 

The event was the Lady Bears season opener as Shaw had a total of three athletes place in top-10 finishes highlighted by Harris' first place in the shot put.

 

Notable Highlights:

  • Senior Hannah Pealstrom (Chicago, IL) finished seventh overall in the 800m with a time of 2:53.70.
  • Junior Damoni Neal (Newport News, VA) tabbed ninth (3:05.59).

A complete list of results from the Braves Classic can be found here.

 

Up Next: The Lady Bears will return to action on Mar. 19-21 at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational in Myrtle Beach, SC.

 

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw athletics and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.