Wesley men finish second at Delaware Open

Photo by Tom Weishaar, One More Shot Photography
Photo by Tom Weishaar, One More Shot Photography

NEWARK, Del. – The Wesley College men's and women's track and field teams went right up Route 13 on Saturday to compete in the Delaware Open, hosted by the University of Delaware.

The Wesley men had four first-place finishes en route to a second-place team finish at Delaware.

Roland Attoh-Okine placed first in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.56 seconds. The 4x100-meter relay team of Joseph CrenshawJohnny CrenshawGreg Taylor and DaJahn Lowery won the relay by almost a full second, finishing in 42.09 seconds. Rayshawn McRae placed first in the high jump, clearing a height of 1.85 meters (6-0.75). Daquay Harris-Winbush won the long jump, leaping 6.96 meters (22-10).

Johnny Crenshaw finished fourth in the 100-meters (10.85) and finished behind his brother Joseph in the 200-meters. The Crenshaw brothers went 4-5 in the 200-meter dash with Joseph placing fourth (22.26) and Johnny turning in a fifth-place performance (22.39).

Taylor clocked in at 10.98 seconds in the 100-meter dash to place sixth while Lowery was a hundredth of a second behind Taylor to place seventh. Lowery also came in 10th in the 200 meters (22.65).

The relay team of the Crenshaw brothers, Lowery and Terrance Mack placed fifth in 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:37.73.

In the field, Justin Cowgill and Craig Sirmons went 3-4 in the high jump. Cowgill had a mark of 1.80 meters (5-10.75) while Sirmons cleared 1.70 meters (5-7). McRae also turned in a second-place effort in the triple jump with a leap of 13.75 meters (45-1.5). Ryan Shilling tallied a 10th-place heave in the discus (36.25m, 118-11).

The Wesley women placed eighth in the Delaware Open.

Elizsha Streeter had three top-10 performances at the meet. Streeter placed third in the 200-meters (25.97), sixth in the 400-meters (59.88) and ninth in the 100-meters (12.64).

Jasmine Brown and Monshea Newsome-Murray tallied two top-10's for the Wolverines.  Brown recorded a third-place finish in the high jump (1.60m, 5-3) and a ninth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles (15.24). Newsome-Murray collected fourth in the triple jump (10.52m, 34-06.25) and sixth in the long jump (5.24m, 17-2.25).

Also for the Wolverines, Dieunise Desir placed fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (12:40.30) and Taylor Rae-Danforth registered sixth-place effort in the pole vault, clearing 3.20 meters (10-6).

The Wolverines will split up on Friday to compete in the Johns Hopkins Invitational and the Christopher Newport Captains Classic & Multi-Meet.