CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum men's and women's track & field teams opened the 2018 outdoor schedule by competing at the Charlotte 49er Classic at Irwin Belk Track.
The Pioneer 4x800-meter relay team of Jackson Beason, J'Quen Johnson, Malik Tann and Isaac Hybarger finished eighth overall with a time of 8:26.46, while the 4x100 quartet of Jacob Acklin, Xavier Billups, Althiery Leontes and All-American Widchard Guervil took 10th place in a time of 42.38 seconds.
Charlotte 49er Classic
100: 53. Jacob Acklin, 11.21; 58. Evan Altizer, 11.24
400: 69. Kedar Ashford, 52.05
1500: 111. Jackson Beason, 4:15.61
4x100: 10. Tusculum (Acklin, Billups, Leontes, Guervil), 42.38
4x400: 30. Tusculum B (Johnson, Tann, Hybarger, Cruell), 3:32.07; 33. Tusculum A (Green, Hayes, Titre-Barnor, Ashford), 3:35.39
4x800: 8. Tusculum (Beason, Johnson, Tann, Hybarger), 8:26.46
Long jump: 16. Jay Boyd, 6.70m (21-11 3/4)
High jump: t30. Jay Boyd, 1.80m (5-10 3/4)
Triple jump: 26. Yannick Rosalie, 13.22m (43-4 1/2)