LYNCHBURG, Va. - Appalachian State University men's track team was led by sophomore Stanley Broaden amd Chris Moen. Broaden broke the Liberty Quad meet record in the 60m hurdles that has stood since 2008 and Moen broke the App State 5,000m record and the Liberty Quad record.
Broaden set a meet record as he crossed the line at 8.03 in the 60m hurdles, earning the first-place finish and a new personal-best. He now ranks fourth all-time for Appalachian in the 60m hurdles after his performance this afternoon. The Wilmington, N.C. native also posted a third-place finish in the 200m dash behind Thomas who earned the second-place overall finish in the event.
The Apps earned a fourth-place finish in the 800m run as Read Caulkins ran a 1:59.06, while App State claimed four of the top-five places in the 3,000m run as senior Nick Kelly placed first overall with a 8:41.39 run, while Brian Graves followed closely behind with a second-place finish. Will Raby posted a third-place overall finish for Appalachian, as Kyle McFoy would earn a fifth-place finish.
App State claimed the top-two spots in the 5,000m run as Moen broke both the meet record and the App State indoor record, crossing the line at 14:21.79, while Michael Lilley finished second with a 14:49.76.
Sophomore Henry Bustle clinched the second-place finish in the long jump as he jumped 6.84m and a fifth-place finish in the triple jump, while Adedeji Adeneye finished in fifth with a 6.61m jump and a fourth place finish in the triple jump with a 13.60m jump. Junior Jamal Tiller claimed the first-place finish in the triple jump with a 14.76m jump.
After earning SoCon Athlete of the Month honors, senior Jared Stalling posted a first-place finish in both the shot put and the weight throw. Stalling tossed a 15.39m throw in the shot put and an 18.75m throw in the weight throw.
The Apps will return home on Friday, Feb. 15 as they compete in the Appalachian Pre-Conference Meet. The meet is an all day event at the Holmes Convocation Center.