Track & Field Participates In WildCat Invitational

Track & Field Participates In WildCat Invitational

Lynchburg, Va. -- Both Track & Field programs traveled across town to compete in the WildCat Invitational on Saturday. Both the Men and Women racked up multiple Top 3 finishes including six medalists.

The Men were found success in both track and field events, recording two 1st place finishes in both areas. For track events senior Aaron Wood (11.07) and freshman Kevin Moran (57.05) recorded victories in the 100m and 400m Hurdles respectively. Freshman Reid Sharkey (1:58.18) finished second in the 800m while fellow freshman Quinton Coe (15.69) grabbed second place in the 110m Hurdles. Freshman Shawn Gmurek and junior Levi Rees rounded out the Male track performances with a third-place finishes in the 400m and 3000m Steeplechase with respective times of 52.70 and 10:45.00. In the field events senior Evan Truman won the Long Jump with a leap of 22' 7.25" while Coe took top honors in the Triple Jump with a distance of 37' 5.75" and freshman Albert Anderson finished 3rd after clearing 5' 10.75" in the High Jump. Sophomore Dalton Hoppe and junior Evan Griffey highlighted the throws, as Hoppe finished 2nd in the Discus with a distance of 137' while Griffey finished 3rd with a heave of 43' 6.75" in the Shot Put.

For the Women, senior Natalie Deacon took the 400m with a time of 1:00.15 while freshman Taylor White finished 2nd at 1:03.24. The 4x100 Relay team of Dale MorrowLacey ElliottMadeline Van Aken and Taylor White finished 1st in 52.21. Freshman Keaira Reese recorded two 2nd place finishes, first in the 400m Hurdles (1:11.64) and the other in the Triple Jump (32' 7"). Sophomore Madeline Van Aken cleared a height of 10' 8 to grab 2nd place while freshman Endasia Mitchell finished 2nd in the High Jump getting over 4' 9".

Men's Results

100m

Aaron Wood, 11.07
Ryan Witter, 11.84

200m

Terry Lee Jr., 24.10
Shawn Gmurek, 24.15
Trace Sprecher, 26.04

400m

Shawn Gmurek, 52.70
Terry Lee Jr., 53.75

800m

Reid Sharkey, 1:58.18
Jacob Fleck, 2:04.02
Drew Smith, 2:07.46
Justin Dorner-Thomas, 2:08.47 

110m Hurdles

Quinton Coe, 15.69
Kevin Moran, 16.88

400m Hurdles

Kevin Moran, 57.05
Luke Williams, 1:00.18
Conor Cahill, 1:03.28

3000m Steeple

Levi Rees, 10:45.00

High Jump

Albert Anderson, 5' 10.75"

Pole Vault

Casey Kalinowski, 12' 2"

Long Jump

Evan Truman, 22' 7.25"

Triple Jump

Quinton Coe, 37' 5.75"

Shot Put

Evan Griffey, 43' 6.75"
Dalton Hoppe, 37' 4.75"
Jared Curtis, 32' 9.5"

Discus

Dalton Hoppe, 137'

Hammer

Evan Griffey, 124' 10"
Jared Curtis, 103' .5"

Women's Results

100m

Dale Morrow, 13.67
Lacey Elliott, 13.73
Jazmyne Johnson, 14.10

200m

Cierra Brown, 28.31
Jazmyne Johnson, 29.76

400m

Natalie Deacon, 1:00.15
Taylor White, 1:03.24

400m Hurdles

Keaira Reese, 1:11.64
Michela Cholak, 1:13.89

4x400m Relay

Dale Morrow/Lacey Elliott/Madeline Van Aken/Taylor White, 52.21

High Jump

Endasia Mitchell, 4' 9"

Pole Vault

Madeline Van Aken, 10' 8"
Endasia Mitchell, 9' 2.25" 

Triple Jump

Keaira Reese, 32' 7"

Shot Put

Rachel Murray, 30' 1.25"
Beka Hess, 27' 5.5"
Nikki Simpao, 26' 10.25"

Discus

Dale Morrow, 93' 8"
Victoria Panetta, 88' 3.25"
Rachel Murray, 83' 11.25"
Beka Hess, 75' 5.75"
Nikki Simpao, 73' 4.5"

Hammer

Rachel Murray, 117' 1.75"
Sammi Woods, 108' 2.75"