The Montreat Cavalier Track and Field Team competed well in the AAC championships on Thursday, and Cavalier athletes hit season best performances in a number of events. Seniors Jared Nielsen and Lindsay Mizok closed out their AAC careers with strong performances, each running personal best times in their events. Nielsen clocked a 16:46 in the 5000-meter run placing 6th overall, but missing the podium by 20 seconds. Mizok clocked a 5:06.21 in the 1500-meter run, tying her season and career best mark in the event and scoring a point for the Cavaliers in the process with her 4th place finish.
With less than one week before their conference championship track meet, the Cavaliers enjoy a weekend in Myrtle Beach, SC competing at Coastal Carolina University. Among the Lady Cavalier's top performances was Linsday Mizok who finished third in the 1500m in 5:06.67, achieving a career personal best. Thrower Hope Lowe continues improve her marks in the Women's Discus Event with a best throw of 27.35m (89.73').