SEC Indoor Championships open with pentathlon

Feb. 27, 2014

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Vanderbilt’s Jennifer Cannon and Sarah Goodale opened up the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday with the pentathlon.

Cannon, a sophomore from Bristol, Tenn., finished 12th with 3,771 points. Goodale, a freshman from Carbondale, Ill., placed 14th with 3,598 points. Mississippi State’s Erica Bougard won the pentathlon by compiling the ninth-best pentathlon score in collegiate history with 4,458 points.

“It was a rough day for the ladies,” Vanderbilt assistant coach Clark Humphreys said. “But they gained great experience for the outdoor season and finishing strong.”

Cannon placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.55. She tied for sixth in the high jump with a leap of 5-feet and 7.75 inches. Her toss of 28 feet, 4.25 inches was 15th in the shot put. In the long jump, she had a mark of 17 feet and 1.25 inches for 14th place. She placed eighth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:19.64.

Goodale finished 14th in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.99. She was 15th in the high jump with a mark of 5 feet and 1.75 inches. She took 12 th in the shot put (33-2.5), long jump (17-4.75) and 800-meter run (2:21.4).

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