Photos courtesy of Ley Fletcher
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College men's and women's track and field teams competed at the Wake Forest Invitational on Saturday (Jan. 19), against a field that featured some Division I competition as well as other schools in the Southeast region.
Men - Dylan Williams took 28th in the 60-meter dash as the lone Bobcat in the event, with a time of 7.58 seconds. Nolan Capps was the only Bobcat in the 3,000-meter run, finishing 22nd in 9:32.94. Joshua Hall posted a 10th-place finish in 2:01.63 in the 800-meter dash, while Andrew Garrett Ybarra finished 14th in 2:03.81. Corimonte Eatmon also finished 35th in the 800 in 2:16.02. Williams was the top Bobcat finisher in the 200-meter dash taking 34th in 25.15 seconds, while Tricot finished 45th in 25.01 seconds and Styers finished 47th in 27.32 seconds. Tristan Bertie took 26th in the mile run in 4:38.97, while Aiden Hall finished 41st in 4:58.43. Moving on to the field events, Alex Heck was the top Lees-McRae finisher in the shot put with a 19th place finish and a mark of 10.12 meters. Styers also finished 23rd in the long jump with a distance of 4.23 meters. Blake Radder was the top Bobcat finisher in the weight throw with a 14th place finish and a mark of 10.71 meters, while Heck finished 19th with a throw of 7.46 meters.
Women - Brittney Augustin took 29th in the second round of the 60-meter dash, with a time of 8.53 seconds. Kaela Kelly took 37th in the 800-meter dash with a time of 3:09.96, while Tahlia Schreiber finished 40th in 3:18.64. Natalie Donahue also finished 52nd in the 200-meter dash in 31.93 seconds. Jordyn Halvorsen also finished 34th in the mile run in 6:30.32.
Up Next - The teams will head back to Johnson City, Tenn. for their next competition on Feb. 1-2 at the ETSU Open.