OXFORD, Ala. – The UWG track and field team traveled to Choccolocco Park on Saturday to compete in the Gamecock Quad Invite in Oxford, Alabama, competing against Division I and Division II teams in the meet.
West Georgia had athletes on the podium all across the board as the teams were split into a red division and white division, with the Wolves competing against Division II teams in the white division.
The Wolves took first and second in the 100m dash with Makalah Cannon taking first with a time of 12.72 and Elizabeth Folsome finishing second in 12.90. Breonjae Kittles and Nikkita Gordon finished sixth and seventh.
In the 200m, Cannon took second, but it was Dawn McCaskill taking the top spot with a time of 26.23.
Emani Collins finished the 400m dash in a time of 59.36 to take first in the white division.
The Wolves swept the podium in the 100m hurdles, with Andrea Foster finishing first with a time of 15.66. Kennedy Davis was the second place finisher, crossing the line just behind Foster in 15.68. Nadia Davila was behind Davis in third with a time of 15.85.
Foster was the only competitor in the white division in the 400m hurdles, and finished in a time of 1:09.87.
Trisan Haughton finished first in the high jump with a height of 1.60m, and Alexis Alofuokhai taking second with a 1.55 jump.
It was another sweep for the Wolves in the long jump led by China Amey’s first place jump of 5.13m. Rolayo Roberts jumped 5.02m for a second place finish while Haughton came in third, jumping 4.99m.
Paige Peterson took the top spot in the triple jump with a top jump of 11.74m.
In the pole vault, Faith Moss finished second with a height of 2.60m.
Caitlin Teknipp and Nya Moses took first and second in the discus with Teknipp’s 34.17m throw taking the top spot and Moses finishing second with a throw of 34.15.
Moses won the shotput with a throw of 11.41m, followed by Paige Berriochoa at 9.06m. Hannah West and Andrea Foster took third and fourth.
In the hammer, it was Moses and Teknipp who took first and second, but it was Moses with the top spot this time with a throw of 45.23m. Teknipp was in second at 38.79m while West placed third.
Teknipp finished first in the javelin while Breonjae Kittles finished second and Berriochoa finished third.
West Georgia’s next meet is set for March 23-24 at the Emory Invitational in Atlanta, Georgia.