MURFREESBORO, Tenn.—ULM's Heather Davis won the Sun Belt high jump championship and two others claimed All-Sun Belt honors at the opening day of the Sun Belt Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday.
Davis took the conference title with a NCAA provisional qualifying mark of 1.78 meters. Freshman Taylor Hill gave the Warhawks six more points in the event with a third place finish jumping 1.68 meters in the fourth of five jumps.
Seth Ilaoa got ULM’s other all-conference honor in the shot put finishing third with a throw of 15.40 meters.
The Warhawk men sit in fifth place after Saturday’s opening day with 19.5 points. Host Middle Tennessee holds the lead with 41 points followed by South Alabama (33), Western Kentucky (30) and Arkansas State (22).
The women are in seventh place with 20 points and are just four points behind North Texas who is in fifth. Western Kentucky leads with 55 points followed by Florida International (47), Arkansas State (37) and Middle Tennessee (37).
Kathleen Gancayco scored in the pole vault with a seventh place finish.
Dominique McAdoo finished seventh in the pentathlon adding two points to the Warhawks team total.
Isaac Combs tied for fifth in the high jump with a leap of 1.99 meters finishing just .05 meters out of first place. The junior also scored in the long jump with a seventh place finish jumping 7.09 meters.
The Sun Belt Championships wrap up tomorrow beginning at 8:00 a.m. with the men’s heptathlon finals and concluding at 5:50 p.m. with the 4x400 yard relays.