CARROLLTON, Ga. – The UWG track and field team is set to head to Choccolocco Park where Jacksonville State will host Girls’ Day Out this Saturday in Oxford, Alabama. The Wolves have had strong performances in the past few weeks as they prepare for the Gulf South Conference Championship at the beginning of May.
Amina Saunders has made waves in her events in the past few weeks. The senior leads the team in the 100m and 400m hurdles with 14.24 and 1:02.92. By her side in the 100m hurdles is Nadia Davila running a 14.91. With unlimited entries, there will be six Wolves running the 100m hurdles and five in the 400m hurdles.
Dawn McCaskill leads the Wolves in the 100m and 200m dash with times of 12.00 and 24.98. Behind McCaskill in the 100m, Makalah Cannon ran a 12.38 at Emory. Close behind McCaskill in the 200m is Amina Saunders and Ashley Davis. A whole pack of wolves will compete in the 200m dash on Saturday. Davis leads the team in 400m with a time of 1:00.07 and freshman, Heather Lundi just two seconds behind ran a 1:02.46 earlier this season.
Davila leads the team in the high jump with a height of 1.60m with Merica Valdez behind her jumping 1.56m Valdez also leads the team in the pole vault with a height of 3.60m. For the long jump, Aalayla Farr opened the season with a 5.31m jump. Behind Farr Tora Wright and Meghan Daniels are both jumping over 5 meters. Farr also leads the triple jump at 11.35m for the wolves with Daniels behind her at 10.86.
Among a plethora of throwers this weekend for the Wolves, Brandi Boddy leads the team in shot put at 11.70m with Ravae Cox behind her at 11.16m. Tyra Babbs leads the discus throw at 35. 62m and the hammer throw at 37.02m. Paige Berriochoa leads the Wolves in the javelin with a throw of 31.78m.
Running the 5000m for the Wolves is Marion Bartilol with a time of 19:20. Bartilol also leads the team in the 1500m at 5:15 with Ebonee McCrory behind her at 6:28.47. Berriochoa leads the team in the 800m with a 2:45 and McCrory behind her at 2:59.