As has become a summer tradition, appstatesports.com is counting down Appalachian State University athletics' 30 most memorable games, matches and meets from the 2015-16 academic year. This year's countdown begins on Tuesday, July 5 and will continue until Tuesday, August 2.
Be sure to check appstatesports.com each day to relive all of the Mountaineers' most lasting memories of an exciting and successful 2015-16.
Men's Track and Field Places Sixth in Sun Belt
May 13, 2016
LAFAYETTE, La. – Appalachian State University men's track and field wrapped up the Sun Belt Championships third day on Sunday.
Stanley Broaden won the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 50.67 and also took second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.04. Broaden's time in the 400 hurdles was a personal-best and good for second all-time in program history. The time is also marked as ninth-best in the NCAA East Region and 16th in the country.
Also placing in the 400 hurdles was Brandon Smith with a time of 54.44 in eighth.
Michael Ellis joined Broaden as a Sun Belt champion in the 5,000-meter run. Ellis won the race by over six seconds with a time of 14:35.47.
Phillip Thomas provided a big third-place finish in the pole vault with a personal-best height of 16-9.25 - good for second all-time in program history. Evan Georges finished fifth in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:57.58.
App State's 4x100-meter relay team consisting of Russell Price, Antonio Marcano Jr., Buckley and Marshall McRae took sixth with a time of 40.86. To close things out, the 4x400-meter relay team of Broaden, Hastings, Andrew Spear and Smith finished fifth with a time of 3:16.68.
Appalachian State Athletics' Most Memorable Moments of 2015-16
No. 30: Women's Tennis 4, Georgia Southern 2 (April 20, 2016)
No. 29: App State Knocks Off No. 24 Duke (December 15, 2015)
No. 28: Another 8-7 Walkoff Win Clinches Series Victory (April 4, 2016)
No. 27: Apps Catch Fire in Resilient Win (January 28, 2016)
No. 26: Mountaineers Receive Votes for AP Top 25 (October 15, 2015)
No. 25: Men's Tennis Ousts Troy, Advances to SBC Semis (April 22, 2016)
No. 24: Apps Down GSU with Clutch Plays in Late Moments (Feb. 27, 2016)
No. 23: Frank Eaves Nets 1,000 Career points in 76-67 Win over GSU (Jan. 21, 2015)
No. 22: Jalin Moore Breaks Freshman Rushing Record in 47-20 Win (Nov. 14, 2015)
No. 21: Van Ord Leads App State with 10,000-Meter Win - Sun Belt Champ (May 13, 2016)
No. 20: Broaden Claims Sun Belt Title in 400-Meter Hurdles - Sun Belt Champ (May 13, 2016)