Wesleyan track and field teams win six MEC titles

FROSTBURG, Md. – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s and women’s track and field teams closed out the MEC Outdoor Championships Tuesday afternoon at Frostburg State University with six championships. To go along with the first-place finishes, the Bobcats had 17 other top-eight placements.

MEC Champions
Samantha Cash was crowned champion in three separate events. She won the Heptathlon (4278 points), 100m Hurdles (14.32) and the 400m Hurdles (1:03.35). Cash set an MEC meet record in the 100m Hurdles as well.

Leigha Hall won the 3000m Steeplechase with a time of 11:38.03.

Oliver French was the champion in the Javelin Throw at 56.04m.

Aaron Kupfner won the 400m Hurdles, crossing at 54.49.

Top Finishes
Leigha Hall was fourth in the 5000m run (18:33.68) and 6th in the 10000m run (42:08.96).

Samantha Cash finished second in the triple jump with a jump of 11.67m, second in the high jump at 1.64m and third in the long jump at 5.42m.

Dakota Johnson placed fourth in the 800m run with a time of 2:19.79.

Aubrey Wiethe finished third in the 400m hurdles at 1:08.22.

Brady Browning was sixth in the pole vault at 2.93m.

Jacqualin Leaman placed seventh in the shot put (10.62m) and 8th in the hammer throw (38.08m).

Michelle Baughman finished third in the discus, throwing 37.96m.

Aaron Kupfner was fifth in the 110m hurdles, crossing at 14.75.

Sterlin Thropp placed fourth in the 400m dash with a time of 49.37.

Tanner Faulkiner finished fourth in the 100m dash (10.87) and 5th in the 200m dash (22.22).

Jake Harvey tied for fifth in the high jump at 1.83m.

Roman Moore was seventh in the hammer throw with a throw of 43.01m.

Team Event Finishes
The women finished fourth in the 4x100m relay (50.00) and in the 4x400m relay (4:09.11).

The men were fifth in the 4x100m relay (42.72) and 4th in the 4x400m relay (3:26.46).

Where The Teams Placed
The women placed fourth with 110 total points.

The men placed sixth with 59 total points.

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