BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Angela Alonso headlined Georgia State's performance at the 2019 Sun Belt Indoor Track and Field Championship Monday and Tuesday as she took home first place in the women's mile.
Alonso's time of 4:54.23 broke the GSU indoor record. She became the 20th Sun Belt champion for GSU since joining the conference in 2013.
The Panthers placed fifth in team points with 64 points. It's the best finish for GSU since the team tied for fourth in 2016. Georgia State finished ahead of Georgia Southern to earn a Rivalry Series point for the Panthers.
Alexus Shaw was GSU's top individual scorer with 16 points. Only seven athletes at the event scored more points for their school than Shaw. Shaw broke the GSU record in the long jump with a distance of 5.83m, good for fourth and five team points. After earning five more team points with a fourth-place finish in the triple jump, she placed third in the 60m hurdles for six team points.
Lotte Meyberg earned second place in the 5000m and fourth in the 3000m. Her time of 9:44.05 ranks second on GSU's all-time performance list for the 3000m.
Nuria Ramirez also collected six points with a third-place finish in the 800m.
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