ROME, Ga. – Track and Field had a strong performance at Berry College over the weekend. With 106.5 points, the Wolves took second place to a highly competitive Emory team. Shorter Hawks, a Gulf South Conference competitor, was 29 points behind with only 77 points overall.

 

Here is the breakdown for the Wolves:

 

Throws

On Friday, Tyra Babbs had a huge throw in the hammer earning her seventh place with a new personal record of 41.15m. The Wolves racked up points in the shot put on Saturday with Brandi Boddy leading the pack. Boddy set a new school record of 12.35m for first place. Ravae Cox took second place in the shot put at 12.13m.

 

Jumps

Aalayla Farr leads the Wolves in the triple jump on Friday placing third at 10.95m. Meghan Daniels and De’Asia Keller took fifth and sixth at 10.81m and 10.79m. In the pole vault, Merica Valdez took third with a vault of 3.33m and Sydney Ross in sixth with a vault of 3.03m. Aalayla Farr and Tora Wright snagged some points in the long jump placing sixth and seventh. Valdez also took third in the high jump at 1.52m.

 

Sprints

Ashley Davis has made a comeback for third place in the 200m dash in 24.92 for her season best. Both teams for UWG scored in the 4x100m relay. The A team (Makalah Cannon, Rickia Stafford, Dawn McCaskill, and Rolayo Roberts) placed fourth in 49.26 while the B team (Tora Wright, Maniyah Thomas, Meghan Daniels, and Aalayla Farr) took sixth in 49.76.

 

Hurdles

Amina Saunders lead the Wolves in the 100m hurdles for second place in 14.66. Malaya Miles ran a 16.18 for seventh place and a new season best. Saunders also took fourth in the 400m hurdles in 1:02.28.

 

Distance

Marion Bartilol placed sixth in the 5000m race in 19:30 for a new season best.

 

 

The Wolves will be at the Georgia Tech Invitational next weekend for those athletes who meet qualifying marks.

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