Wesleyan track and field teams set 18 personal mark at Mountaineer Showcase

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up the Mountaineer Showcase at WVU this weekend with 18 new personal bests. This was the last meet before the Bobcats head to Frostburg for the MEC Championships next Sunday.

The Men
Aaron Kupfner secured the win in the 400-meter hurdles, crossing at 53.67 (PR).

Cade Robinson finished 3rd and set a new personal best in the 1500-meter run with a time of 3:58.59.

Anthony Sanders was also in the 1500-meter run, placing 9th with a PR time of 4:05.75.

Cole Bracken was 7th in the 800-meter run at 2:00.93.

Elijah Hannig’s 10:07.64 in the 3000-meter steeplechase was a new PR and placed him 5th in the event.

Roman Moore was 3rd in the hammer throw with a throw of 44.21m and 2nd in the discus with a throw of 25.26m (PR).

Jordan Lopez set two new personal bests, throwing 13.32m in the shot put and 38.55m in the discus throw.

Destry Nelson was the other Bobcat to set two new personal bests, throwing 33.85m in the javelin and jumping 5.98m in the long jump.

The Women
Samantha Cash finished with a time of 14.62 in the 100-meter hurdles to take 1st and set a new PR.

Ny’Tierra Hobbs took 1st in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.38.

Dakota Johnson was 5th in the 800-meter run, crossing at 2:15.91 (PR).

Kristina Lesho was 3rd in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a new personal best of 13:22.13.

Michelle Baughman placed 3rd in the shot put, throwing 11.69m (PR).

Jacqualin Leaman finished right behind Baughman at 11.13m, setting a new personal best.

Other Notable Performances
Jake Harvey jumped 6.17m in the long jump (PR).
Reese Farquharson finished with a jump of 6.00m in the long jump (PR).
Hayley Willey threw 24.92m in the javelin to set a new PR.
Brady Browning’s 19.44 javelin throw was a new personal best.

Up Next For The Bobcats
Wesleyan will be at Frostburg State on Sunday (Apr. 30) through Tuesday (May 2) for the MEC Championships.

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