HPC Elite’s Eric Broadbent earns Olympic Trials Qualifier
Saturday - April 21, 2012HPC Elite's Eric Broadbent scored a major personal best at the prestigious Mt SAC Relays decathlon in Azusa, CA. Eric placed second overall with a score of 7,750 points. This total added almost 200 points on to his previous personal best. Eric handily won the high jump with a mark of 2.18m (7'1.5") and set personal bests in the discus throw, javelin, and 1500m.
Karjuan Williams leads HPC Elite at UNC
Sunday - April 15, 2012Karjuan Williams, Jon McDowell and Jeff Jackson ran at the Kent Taylor Invite at UNC. Karjuan Williams won the 800m run in 1:48.98 and Jeff Jackson 1:53.73. Jon McDowell ran 14.11 in to a 0.5 m/s head wind to take 3rd.
Carin Knight leads HPC Elite at Duke Invitational
Sunday - April 15, 2012Three members of the HPC Elite track and field team were in action last week at the Duke Invitational. High jumper Carin Knight led the way with her 3rd consecutive win of the outdoor season in the high jump with a mark of 1.79m. This mark is just 1mm away from her outdoor club record. Also in action were Eric Broadbent and Steve Simeus. Decathlete Broadbent ran the 200m in 22.37 and long jumped 6.96m. Steve Simeus ran the 400m Hurdles in 59.44.
HPC Elite impressive at High Point, Texas and Raleigh
Thursday - April 05, 2012On two consecutive weekends, members of the HPC Elite team turned in impressive results around the South. At the VertKlasse Invitational held at High Point University, the team was led by winning performances by Carin Knight in the high jump (1.72m) and Jon McDowell in the 110m High Hurdles (13.88). McDowell's run destroyed his existing club record in the event. National Champion heptathlete, Eric Broadbent, also competed in the 200m (22.11), 110m High Hurdles (14.44 - PR), and discus (38.79m). The following weekend, Knight, Broadbent and Ruby Bost competed at the Raleigh Relays. Carin again won the high jump (1.75m) while Eric turned in strong performances in the 400m (48.47), 110m High Hurdles (14.43 - PR) and long jump (7.08m). Ruby Bost also competed in the 400m (1:00.34) and 400m Hurdles (1:04.61). Jon McDowell ran in the prestigious invitational section of the 110m Hurdles at the Texas Relays and turned in a performance of 13.91.
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