Southern’s Nicholas Scott runs personal best to lead Jags in big day at Louisiana Invitational

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Southern’s Nicholas Scott runs personal best to lead Jags in big day at Louisiana Invitational
Southern middle-distance runner Nicholas Scott (Source: Southern Athletics)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Southern middle-distance runner Nicholas Scott led the Jaguar track and field team in a strong showing at the Louisiana Invitational at LSU on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Scott ran a 1:53.04 in the 800-meter race. The performance puts him as the leader in the SWAC and ranks him No. 19 in the country.

Weight thrower Alexandria McCoy managed a distance of 16.46 meters (54 feet) to finish fourth and Destiny Mitchell cleared 1.60 meters (5 ft., 3 in.) in the high jump. Both currently also lead the SWAC.

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