CLINTON, Miss. – Two days into the Gulf South Conference Championships, the UWG track and field team is in third place, trailing Lee by 25 points.
The Wolves finished day two with 52.20 points while Lee claims the two day lead with 77.5 points. Alabama Huntsville sits in second with 75 points.
On Friday, the heptathlon came to a close, with the Wolves claiming 14 points from that event, led by a third place finish from Andrea Foster. Right behind Foster was Kennedy Davis who claimed five points in fourth place. Paige Berriochoa finished in sixth place claiming three points while Nadia Davila did not finish.
The only throw that took place was the shotput with sophomore Nya Moses grabbing her second medal of the championships with a third place finish, throwing 11.93m.
In the jumps, both triple jump and high jump took place. Andrea Foster and Paige Peterson both placed in the triple jump with Foster’s jump of 11.58m placing fourth and getting the senior five points for the cause. Peterson’s seventh place finish got two points for the Wolves, as the freshman jumped 11.10m.
The high jump gave UWG 4.5 points as Alexis Alofuokhai finished fifth with a height of 1.57m, good for 3.5 points. Trisan Haughton gave the Wolves a point with a seventh place finish, clearing 1.52m.
The final event of the day for UWG was the 100m dash prelims with two Wolves qualifying for Saturday’s finals. Dawn McCaskill had the fourth fastest time in the prelims, running a 12.41 race. Makalah Cannon grabbed the last spot in the finals, placing eighth with a time of 12.55.
Tomorrow’s final day begins with the long jump at 11 a.m. EST. The final event, the 4x400m relay is set for a 5:55 p.m. EST start.