JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Milligan (Tenn.) added two Appalachian Athletic Conference championships to its mantle as the Buffaloes are the 2012 Men's and Women's Track & Field champions.
Fitzroy Harris of Milligan (Tenn.) was named the men's Most Outstanding Performer, while Gillian Giffen of Millligan (Tenn.) is the women's Most Outstanding Performer. Milligan's coach Chris Layne won men and women's Coach of the Year, and Montreat was named Champions of Character.
The meet was held Thursday at Science Hill Track in Johnson City, Tenn.
In the men's team competition, Milligan tallied 64 total points with Bryan placing second with 39. Montreat (N.C.) was third with 25 and Union (Ky.) was fourth with 4.
In the women's team competition, Milligan won with 71 points with Union (21 points) second, Bryan (5 points) and Montreat (5 points) tied for third.
The Buffaloes swept the top three positions in the men's 100-meter as Harris won the event with the time of 10.83. Harris also won his second AAC title in the 400-meter dash with a mark of 48.58.
In the women's 1,500-meter run, Giffen won the individual title with a time of 4:53.28.
Milligan's Tanner Payne won the discus with a conference meet record throw of 46.32-meters. Payne set another record in the men's shot put throwing 14.47-meters.
For the women, Giffen set a new record in the 5000-meter run with 18:24.85, and Helen Webber set the conference high jump record with 1.48-meters.
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