WC’s Richardson wins long jump at Wittenberg


SPRINGFIELD – The Wilmington College men’s track and field team finished fourth Friday at the Wittenberg Invitational.

On the women’s side, the Quakers were fifth overall

Kendra Stahl won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 14:27.82.

Emma Burke was sixth in the 100-meter hurdles (16.76) and Brooke Gibbons was sixth in the 800-meter run (2:35.55). The women’s 4×100-meter relay team of Miranda Gibson, Amber LaRotonda, Keva Cox and Abby Spirk ran 56.72 and finished fifth.

Cox was second in the high jump (4-9.75) and Tiffany Snider was sixth in the high jump (4-6).

For the men, Luke Richardson posted a career-best 21-9 in the long jump and finished on top of the field by more than two inches. Teammate Colin Myers was fifth (20.3.25).

In the triple jump, Richardson was fourth (41-2.25) and Myers fifth (41-1.75).

Joe Shuga was seventh in the shot put (43-2) and Andrew Pacifico was seventh in the hammer throw (126-1.75).

Adam Knaub was second in the 100-meter dash (11.19). Taton Bertsch was fourth in the 800 (2:06.6). Aaron Koch placed sixth in the 100 hurdles (17.34). In the 5,000-meter run, Ryan Honkomp (17:35.88) was fifth, Austin Wampler (17:42.58) finished sixth and Evan Brandon (18:47.73) was seventh.

Wilmington will head to the Ohio Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships hosted by Otterbein University this weekend.

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