Redshirt sophomore Cody Bingham won the Liberty Kickoff heptathlon and qualified for the IC4A meet with his score of 5,020 points.
One day after celebrating his 64th birthday, Liberty Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Head Coach Brant Tolsma sat down with Alan York of the Liberty Flames Sports Network to recap the 2013-14 season-opening Liberty Kickoff.
Liberty won 19 events and recorded 11 IC4A/ECAC-qualifying performances at the Liberty Kickoff, contested Wednesday and Thursday inside the Tolsma Indoor Track Center. These performances are summarized below.
The Flames and Lady Flames will now take a break from competition until the Liberty Open, slated for Jan. 17 and 18 at the Tolsma Indoor Track Center.
Liberty's Men's Event Champions at the Liberty Kickoff Aklesso Agama – Triple Jump Cody Bingham – Heptathlon Fred Fulton – Shot Put, Weight Throw Jacob Onifer – Mile Stephen Racanelli – 200 John Sherret – 800
Liberty's Women's Event Champions at the Liberty Kickoff Audrey Bamford – Pentathlon Rachel Barnes – Shot Put Meghan Burggraf – 400 Abigail Flower – 60 Oasis Hernandez – Long Jump Janae Jones – Triple Jump Brooke Shelton – Pole Vault Rajon Stinnett-Perry – 200 Kristen Willeford – High Jump Jocelyn Williams – Weight Throw Mary Witmer – 500 Corinn Bedell, Mary Witmer, Janae Jones, Meghan Burggraf – 4 x 400 Relay
Liberty's IC4A Qualifiers Aklesso Agama – Triple Jump Cody Bingham – Heptathlon Fred Fulton – Shot Put, Weight Throw David Scouten – Weight Throw ConRoy Smith – 60
Liberty's ECAC Qualifiers Audrey Bamford – Pentathlon Rachel Barnes – Shot Put Oasis Hernandez – Triple Jump Janae Jones – Triple Jump Jocelyn Williams – Weight Throw