Myers, Miller lead Celtics at Westminster Invitational

Kristin Seamon -

Javondii Myers led the Carlow University track and field team at the Westminster Invitational on Saturday, April 14.

Myers, a sophomore from Columbia, S.C., took second place in the high jump in a field of 35 jumpers from NCAA Division I, II, and III and NAIA institutions.

In his first performance of the outdoor season, Myers leaped 1.95 meters and finished just behind winner Arnaldo Morales, of Youngstown State University, who jumped 2.14 meters.

The NAIA national qualifying standard is 1.98 meters, and the Celtics have four more meets at which Myers can qualify.

Myers scored eight points for the Carlow men's team, which gave the Celtics a 15th-place finish out of 22 teams that scored. Youngstown State was the men's team winner, with 167 points.

Olivia Miller (FR/Bolivar, Pa.) had the top finish for the Carlow women’s team. She finished ninth of 25 athletes in the triple jump, reaching 10.26 meters.

She also jumped 4.70 meters to finish 24th of 59 competitors in the long jump.

Youngstown State led 20 women's teams that scored, with 169 points. The Carlow women's team did not score.

The Celtics next compete at the Slippery Rock University Open, in Butler County, Pa, on Thursday, April 19.

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