WC women’s track, field finishes sixth at Cedarville Univ.

By Samantha Williams - Contributing Writer

CEDARVILLE – The Wilmington College women’s indoor track and field team finished sixth Friday in the inaugural event at Cedarville University’s Doden Fieldhouse.

The throwing events were strong for the Quakers as Lauren Stacy led the Quakers, out tossing the competition in the weight throw by approximately one meter. Her toss of 16.27 meters earned first-place and 10 points for the team.

Kayli Sullivan tied for eighth-place in the same event with a heave of 12.17 meters. Her finish was followed immediately by Zara Zeller who was 10th with a distance of 11.79 meters.

Stacy was first with a distance of 13.44 meters in the shot put, while Sullivan earned seventh at 11.55 meters.

The final, individual top-five finish came from Emma Burke who earned fourth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.67.

Lisa Bailey grabbed a seventh-place finish in the long jump with a distance of 4.82 meters.

In the pole vault, Ryan Allen finished in a five-way tie for eighth-place, clearing a distance of 2.82 meters. Burke also claimed an eighth-place finish in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:05.68.

Burke and Bailey joined Mckenzie Hamm and Miranda Gibson to form a third-place 4-x-400-meter relay. The quartet crossed the finish line in 4:25.26.

Wilmington heads to the Indoor All-Ohio Championship meet hosted by Otterbein University this Saturday.

By Samantha Williams

Contributing Writer