Women’s Track stands out at first day of CAC Track & Field Championships

Women’s Track stands out at first day of CAC Track & Field Championships

SALISBURY, Md. – The Wesley College women's track & field team opened competition on Friday at the two-day Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by Salisbury University.

Evelina Sloboh (12.79), Maysha Foster (12.73), Rakiya Taylor (12.82) and Briana Artis (13.03) qualified for the 100-meter dash finals. Taylor (26.06), Sloboh (26.21) and Foster (26.34) all advanced to the finals of the 200-meter dash.

Ashley Morris had the fastest qualifying time in the 100-meter hurdle preliminaries. Morris clocked in at 15.12 seconds. Shaniel Thomas (16.25) and Victoria Robinson (16.82) will join Morris in the finals of the 110 hurdles. Robinson's time was a personal best.

Jourdyn Beverly scored five points in the hammer, placing in fourth place with a heave of 42.08 meters (138-1).

Lekeshia Brown-Myrick picked up four points for Wesley in the long jump with a fifth-place finish with a mark of 5.21 meters (17-1.25).

The second day of the CAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships begin at 10 a.m. with the field events and 12:30 p.m. with the track events.