Track & Field shows well at Widener Invitational

Picture of Brown-Myrick by Tom Weishaar, One More Shot Photography
Picture of Brown-Myrick by Tom Weishaar, One More Shot Photography

CHESTER, Pa. – The Wesley College men's and women's track & field teams impressed at the Widener Invitational.

The men's team finished second overall in the 26-team field while the women's team placed seventh in the 23-team field.

Tre' Johnson picked up his third consecutive win in the triple jump with a mark of 14.41 meters (47-3.5).

The men's 4x100-meter relay team of Dominic McAnulty, Greg Taylor, John Heriot and Aaron Gaither won the relay with a time of 42.29 seconds. McAnulty and Heriot were joined by Thomas Kalieta Jr. and TySean Cousar to place second in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:18.86.

Kalieta crossed the line in 48.50 seconds to place second in the 400-meter dash. McAnulty was right behind Kalieta in the 400, clocking in at 48.99 seconds. Taylor finished third in the 100-meter dash (10.92) while Heriot also placed third in the 200-meter dash (22.17).

In the hurdles, Roland Attoh-Okine finished second in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.75 seconds. Myles Toppin was sixth in the 110 hurdles, finishing in 15.80 seconds. Toppin would also place fifth in the long jump with a leap of 6.63 meters (21-9).

On the women's side, the 4x100-meter relay team of Maysha Foster, Briana Artis, Evelina Sloboh and Rakiya Taylor placed second with a time of 48.68 seconds. Foster and Artis would finish 6-7 in the 200-meter dash. Foster ran a time of 25.88 seconds while Artis finished in 26.06 seconds.

Briyanna Woods earned bronze in the 400-meter dash, crossing the line in 58.04 seconds.

In the jumps, Lekeshia Brown-Myrick placed sixth in the triple jump and seventh in the long jump. Brown-Myrick registered a leap of 10.87 meters (35-8) in the triple jump and a mark of 5.03 meters (16-6) in the long jump.

Jourdyn Beverly placed 10th in the shot put (11.04m, 36-2.75) and 12th in the hammer (38.47m, 126-2).

The Wolverines will now prepare for two meets next week. Sprinters will take part in the historic Penn Relays which start on Thursday while the full team will compete in the Delaware Open at the University of Delaware on Sunday.