Newman shines in track and field opener
Sunday, December 6, 2015
Newman shines in track and field opener

NASHVILLE –The Lipscomb track and field squad opened its indoor season with an early meet at the Vanderbilt Opener on Saturday.

11 schools competed in the meet, including fellow Tennessee schools Belmont, Austin Peay, Memphis, MTSU, Tennessee Tech and Trevecca.

Junior Wayne Newman kicked off his season with a successful start, finishing third in the 60m hurdle, sixth in the 400m and 12th in the 60m.

Newman, two-time defending Atlantic Sun Indoor Champion for the 60m hurdle, posted a time of 8.06 to finish third in the event.

In the 400m, the sophomore placed sixth with a time of 49.54. For the 60m, Newman finished in 7.09 for the 12th place slot.

In the field events, sophomore Kade Hinkle took 10th with a mark of 11.81m. He also finished third in his heat.

Junior Abby Newby placed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 9.27m.