BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The University of West Georgia women’s track and field team got their first taste of competition in their first indoor meet before the start of the Wolves’ season on Sunday afternoon at the Emory Invitational at the Birmingham Crossplex. The Wolves finished seventh overall as a team.
In the 60m dash, two UWG runners competed, as Rolayo Roberts finished second in her prelim heat with a time of 8.13 and Dawn McCaskill finished sixth in the same heat with a time of 8.28. Three Wolves placed top-25 times in the 200m dash led by Ashley Davis who finished 11th with a time of 25.65 in her return to the track. Dawn McCaskill and Emani Collins finished 21st and 25th respectively.
Davis finished second in the 400m dash with a time of 57.85, gaining eight points for the Wolves. Davis broke her own indoor school record by just under a second.
True freshman Kennedy Davis was the only hurdler to compete on Sunday, placing ninth in her UWG debut in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.33 seconds.
In the weight throw, sophomore Nya Moses gained six points for the Wolves, placing third with a throw of 16.06m, crushing her previous school indoor record of 12.61m. Caitlin Teknipp finished 24th with a throw of 10.65m. Moses finished 13th in the shotput while Teknipp finished 26th.
Faith Moss made her UWG debut in the pole vault, placing 11th with a jump of 2.50m.
Andrea Foster set a new school indoor record of 11.42m and placed first in the triple jump, picking up 10 points for the cause. Paige Peterson grabbed four points, placing fifth with a jump of 10.92m.
West Georgia will have another indoor meet on February 8-9 at the Dunamis Super Meet at the Lakepoint Champions Center in Emerson, Ga.