Byrd Takes First at SCC Track and Field Competition
Cheney Byrd, a Dade County native and sophomore at Covenant College, competes as a thrower on the Covenant College Track and Field team. On Friday, April 28, Byrd competed for the first time in the Southern Collegiate Conference Track and Field competition and took first place in the discus. He also set a new outdoor discus throwing record for Covenant College at the event. Byrd also took home fourth place in hammer and fifth place in shot put. The event was held at Belhaven University in Jackson Miss. His parents are Charles and Tiffany Byrd.