Track & Field impresses at Ursinus

Track & Field impresses at Ursinus

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – The Wesley College men's and women's track & field teams impressed at the 2019 Collegeville Classic, hosted by Ursinus College on Saturday.

The men's and women's team combined for 20 top-10 finishes as the meet as the men's team placed second at the meet with 57 points while the women finished the meet in 10th place with 28 points.

Kai Cole continued his hot start to the indoor season. He finished first in both the 60- and 200-meter dashes. Cole finished the 60 in 6.82 seconds while he crossed the line in the 200 in 7.00 seconds. Cole is tied for the fastest 60-meter dash time in the country and ranks third in the 200 meters.

Evelina Sloboh turned in a first-place effort in the 60-meter dash, clocking in at 7.67 seconds. Sloboh has the fastest 60-meter time in the country. Maysha Foster finished second to Sloboh in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.94 seconds.

Javonte Freeman picked up his first collegiate 60-meter hurdle win at the meet. He finished the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.45 seconds. The men's 4x400-meter relay team of Thomas Kalieta Jr., John Heriot, Jordan Dillard and Raul Torres won the event with a time of 3:28.78. Daquay Harris-Winbush notched a gold medal in the long jump with a leap of 22-11.

Individually, Heriot placed in the top-10 in three different events. He finished in the top-10 in the 60 (9th, 7.19), long jump (8th, 20-3.5) and the 400 (10th, 53.94). Dillard finished seventh in the 400 meters, turning in a time of 53.36 seconds. Kalieta placed eighth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:06.87. Torres crossed the finish line in 53.73 seconds to place ninth in the 400-meter dash.

Victoria Robinson and Shaniel Thomas placed 4-6 in the 60-meter hurdles. Robinson finished the race in 9.92 seconds while Thomas crossed the line in 10.05 seconds.

In the field, Brandon Faulk finished in sixth place in the high jump, clearing 5-8.75. Teyri Reed tallied a seventh-place mark in the triple jump, hitting a mark of 32-2.

Wesley will be back in action on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the U.S. Naval Academy's Invitational.