Wesley men place third at CAC Indoor Championships

Wesley men place third at CAC Indoor Championships

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Wesley College men's track & field teams placed third at the 2017 Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday.

The Wolverines notched 79 points as a team. Christopher Newport took home the men's team trophy with 233 points and Salisbury finished second with 116 points.

The Wolverines dominated the 60-meter dash with four athletes qualifying for the finals. Greg Taylor and DaJahn Lowery placed 1-2 in the event while Patrick Schlosser and Terrance Mack picked up sixth and seventh place honors respectively. Taylor clocked in at 6.89 seconds while Lowery was right behind with a time of 6.92 seconds.

Joseph Crenshaw, Lowery and Taylor continued the strong showing in the sprints by going 2-3-4 in the 200-meter dash. Crenshaw turned in a time of 22.35 seconds for second place. Lowery finished in 22.50 seconds and Taylor completed the sprint in 22.77 seconds.

Roland Attoh-Okine tallied a second-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.45 seconds. Dominic McAnulty recorded a fourth-place finish in the 400 meters, finishing in 50.82 seconds.

In the field, Rayshawn McRae placed third in the triple jump with a leap of 13.68 meters. Jaehlan Joyner narrowly missed being All-CAC Honorable Mention with a fourth-place throw in the shot put. Joyner's throw of 13.45 meters was just .02 meters away from third place.

 The Wolverine track teams will be back in action on Sunday, Feb. 26 when they take part in the Last Chance Qualifier, held at George Mason University.