Phil de Montmollin: Sports Information Director
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Brevard College student-athletes Madison Altman and Danielle Brown finished in second and third place respectively to lead the BC Climbing team at the Tennessee Bouldering Authority Collegiate Competition held Saturday.
Altman finished the event with 9,400 total points, just 100 points shy of Anna Fox of UT-Chattanooga who won the women's competition.
Altman has now finished in either first or second place in all three collegiate completions in which she has competed. The freshman from Newnan, Georgia won the Wake Forest Collegiate Competition last November and finished second in her collegiate debut at the Brevard Fall Competition.
In Saturday's competition in Chattanooga, Altman completed all five of her climbs in just one attempt to accumulate her second-place total of 9,400 points.
Brown, a sophomore from Greer, S.C, finished third to earn her top finish of 2018-19. Brown accumulated 5,500 points as she completed three of her five climbs in just one attempt.
On the men's side, Brevard College student-athletes placed five climbers in the top-15 in the competition that featured 23 total participants.
Carlton Angell racked up 9,100 points to finish in 11th place, finishing three of his five climbs in one attempt.
Angell was followed by teammates Duncan McWilliam-Grench (12th, 8,500 pts); Jake Roberts (13th, 8,300 pts); Taylor Everard (14th, 7,400 pts) and Nathan Boepple (15th, 7,000 pts). Also placing results for BC were Samuel Willis (18th, 6,400 pts) and Mac Fitzgerald (19th, 5,000 pts).
Wolfe Harris of UT-Chattanooga won the men's collegiate competition with 17,500 points.
The Brevard College Climbing team returns to action on February 16 at the Western Carolina University competition in Cullowhee, N.C. Brevard College will then host its Spring Competition on February 23 at the Brevard Rock Gym.