Women’s Track Wins Meet-High 5 Events; Takes 4th at CAC Championships

Women’s Track Wins Meet-High 5 Events; Takes 4th at CAC Championships

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – With a meet-high five gold medals and a sweep of the sprinting events, the Wesley College women's track & field team took fourth at the Capital Athletic Conference Indoor Championships hosted by Christopher Newport University on Saturday afternoon.

Wesley scored 75 points on the day, falling behind Christopher Newport (125), Salisbury (96) and Mary Washington (95).

Victories were turned in by sophomore Elizsha Streeter in both the 200m and 400m Dash, and freshmen Alexia Mitchell and Ashley Morris in the 60m Dash and 60m Hurdles, respectively.  Streeter also was a part of the victorious 4x400m Relay team with freshmen Angel Hall and Quadira Minus, as well as sophomore Danae Carter, which set a CAC record in 4:04.47 and beat the next closest team by nearly three seconds.

Streeter took the 200m Dash and 400m Dash in times of 26.32 and 1:00.26, respectively.  A native of Hagerstown, Md., Streeter also finished fifth in the 60m Dash but had the second-best time in the event on the day, clocking a personal-record 7.90 in the prelims. 

A Gaithersburg, Md., product, Mitchell won the 60m Dash in 7.86 with Hall and Streeter taking fourth and fifth, respectively, in the event in 8.10.

Morris, the local from nearby Smyrna, Del., took the conference crown in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.14, but she went even faster in the prelims with a time of 9.12 to set a school-record.

Minus also had one of the most impressive showings on the day, winning her 400m Dash heat by 2.5 seconds to take third overall in 1:01.25.

Sophomore Kameko Webb broke her own school-record in the long jump, taking the silver with a mark of 17-03.25.

Also breaking a school-record was sophomore Dieunise Desir in the 800m Run (2:29.30) which won her heat and placed eighth overall.  Classmate Taylor Rae Danforth also took fourth in the pole vault, clearing 10-02.00.

The Wolverines return to the track on Sunday, March 1 at the Boston University Last Chance Meet.