CEDARVILLE — The Wilmington College track and field teams competed at Cedarville University Friday night.
For the men, in distance event competition, the duo of Cameron Phelps (sixth 17:07.3) and Austin Wampler (seventh 17:09.04) placed in the 5,000-meter run.
George Rickett scored team points by running the 3,000-meter run in 9:22.81.
The Fightin’ Quakers also had two relay teams score. Aaron Koch, Taton Bertsch, Anthony Gilmore and Evan Whitaker’s time of 3:41.83 earned a fifth-place finish in the 4×400-meter relay. Koch and Gilmore also teamed with Max Queen and Adam Knaub to cross the finish line in seventh (1:36.48) in the 4×200-meter relay.
In field events, both Queen and Jeff Clydesdale placed in the triple jump. Queen’s leap of 37-11.5 earned him fifth while Clydesdale took seventh with his jump of 36-7.5. Gilmore’s jump of 6-2 earned the squad a point in the high jump. Finally, Andrew Pacifico scored in the weight throw with a hurl of 42-9.
As a a team, the Quakers tallied 26 points to finish 11th-of-17 in a field of NCAA Division I, II and III opponents along with several NAIA institutions. Wilmington was the second NCAA Division III school to place.
On the women’s side, the Fightin’ Quakers had two relays score and used the same squad in both events. Emma Burke, Sidney Fields, Cheyenne Rhodes and Miranda Gibson took third place in the 4×200-meter relay 1:53.01 and then they were fourth 4:21.78 in the 4×400 relay.
Milena Wahl was the other individual to score points for the team with her time of 5:29.69 in the mile run.
In field events, Kayli Sullivan’s heave of 46-8-75 earned her a sixth-place finish in the weight throw. Additionally, Jenna Henneman’s mark of 9-3.75 in the pole vault and Madison Dietz’s leap of 46-8.75 in the triple jump both scored a point for Wilmington.
As a a team, the Quakers tallied 18 points to finish 10th-of-16 in a field of NCAA Division I, II and III opponents along with several NAIA institutions. Wilmington was the top NCAA Division III school to place.
The Quakers are in action next at the Indoor All-Ohio Meet hosted by Otterbein University Saturday.