Wesleyan track and field teams finish second at Bob Lewis Classic

FROSTBURG, Md. – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s and women’s track and field teams finished second at the Bob Lewis Classic this weekend on the campus of Frostburg State. The women totaled 177 points and the women finished with 143.5 points.

The Men
Tanner Faulkiner took first place in the 100-meter dash at 11.00 while Charles Malone took fourth at 11.64.

Aaron Kupfner set a new PR and won the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.95. Kupfner won the 400-meter hurdles as well, winning by over two seconds at 55.20.

Sterlin Thropp finished second at 22.39 (personal best) in the 200-meter dash behind Tanner Faulkiner who ran a 22.09 to win the event. Thropp then placed third in the 400-meter dash, crossing at 49.98.

Cade Robinson was fourth in the 800-meter run (2:05.34) and 3rd in the 1500-meter run (4:19.41).

Evan Pyles crossed at 33:16.40 in the 10000-meter run, placing second.

Roman Moore set a new PR in the discus (42.62m) and hammer throw (46.10m), where he placed second in both events.

RJ Miller completed the strong day for the men with a second place finish in the high jump with a jump of 1.77m.

The Women
Ny’Tierra Hobbs was first in the 100-meter dash (12.17) and the 200-meter dash (25.22).

Aubrey Wiethe finished second in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 69.38.

Dakota Johnson was second in the 800-meter run, crossing at 2:22.76. She then set a new PR in the 1500-meter at 5:06.65. Leigha Hall took first and also set a new PR in the 1500 with a time of 4:56.22.

Michelle Baughman set new personal bests in discus (38.59m) and shot put (10.42m), winning both events.

Other Notable Performances
Elijah Hannig ran a 10:26 in the 3000-meter steeplechase (new PR).
Madison Salinas set new PRs in the shot put (9.97m) and the hammer throw (32.74m).
Jacqualin Leaman had PRs in both the discus (31.04m) and the hammer throw (37.85).
Cadie Kittle also had new PRs in both the discus (29.48m) and the hammer throw (29.94m)
Samantha Cash and Hayley Willey were at Muskingum this weekend, setting both setting new PRs in the Heptathlon. Cash had 4395 points and Willey finished with 3085 points.

Up Next For The Bobcats
Wesleyan heads to Athens, Ohio to compete on Saturday.

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