LEXINGTON, Ky. - Appalachian State University men's track and field completed the Kentucky Invitational this afternoon, garnering six top-ten finishes including senior Alex Taylor running a personal-best in the 800 meter run, which ranks him second all-time for Appalachian.
Taylor posted a fifth place finish in the 800 meter run, as he ran a personal-best 1:50.81, which ranks him second all-time for the Mountaineers.
App State would see a top-10 finish from senior Chris Moen when he crossed the line at 4:12.98 in the mile run, earning a tenth place finish overall, while Michael Lilley paced Appalachian in the 3,000 meter run, finishing with a personal-best 8:28.89 for a 13th place finish.
Junior Josh Cox led the way for the Mountaineers in the 5,000 meter run as he took home a sixth place finish, running a personal-best 15:11.84 and sophomore Kyle McFoy followed closely behind, posting a personal-best 15:16.44 and a seventh place finish.
Jared Stalling led Appalachian in field events, posting a fourth place overall finish in the weight throw with a 18.80 meter throw and a ninth place overall finish in the shot put with a 16.10 meter toss.
App State will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 1 when they travel to Winston-Salem to compete in the JDL Invitational. The meet is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.