OXFORD, Ala. – The West Georgia Track & Field squad had a successful day at Choccolocco Park on Saturday, with multiple Wolves winning individual events against Division I competition and setting numerous personal records. The Wolves won the meet with 210 points besting three Division I teams with Jacksonville State only putting up 205 points for second place.
In the long jump, freshman Tora Wright led the Wolves with a jump of 5.26m, placing her in second place behind Jacksonville State. Along with Wright, Meghan Daniels and
Freshmen dominated the triple jump for UWG, with Meghan Daniels taking third at 11.02m.
In the hammer throw, Tyra Babbs placed third with a new personal record of 39.58m. In fourth
Babbs also took top honors in the discus throw at 35m, with Jones just an inch behind her in second at 34.97m. Boddy, Cox, and Elizabeth Johnson placed sixth, seventh and eighth. Cox took top honors in
Paige Berriochoa set a new personal record in the javelin with a throw of 34.73m for second place. Jones also scored in the javelin with a throw of 29.33m for sixth place.
In the 200m dash, Ashley Davis ran a 25.20 for second place with Dawn McCaskill and Amina Saunders taking sixth and seventh in 25.90 and 26.47. McCaskill running a 12.63 and Makalah Cannon running a 12.66 they took seventh and eighth for the Wolves in the 100m dash. Meghan Daniels and Heather Lundi claimed fourth and fifth in the 400m dash with times of 1:00.76 and 1:01.07.
Amina Saunders took top honors in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:02.60. Freshman, Malaya Miles also claimed a top honor in eighth place with a time of 1:12.61. Saunders took second in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.49. Nadia Davila ran a 15.34 for fourth place, Tora Wright took fifth in 15.53 and Miles took eighth in 16.69.
In the 4x100m relay West Georgia took third and fourth with their A team (Cannon, Stafford, McCaskill
In the 5000m for the Wolves, Marion Bartilol ran a 19:41.42 for fourth place. For the first
The Wolves are back in Rome next weekend for the Berry Field Day Invitational.