ATLANTA, Ga. – Led by another first-place finish by Wadeline Jonathas (Gonaives, Haiti) the track and field team concluded the second day of the 2017 Emory University Invitational.
Men – T-28th out of 35 teams
Women – 15th out of 35 teams
HOW IT HAPPENED
Jonathas sprinted her way to her first, first place finish in the outdoor 200-meter dash, as she recorded a final time of 24.63 seconds to lead the women's squad. On the men's side Cameron Chase (Lutz, Fla.) recorded a 14th place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase as he posted a time of 10:11.66.
Dom Nda (Pittsfield, Mass.) earned a top-15 finish in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.13 seconds, while Chase also finished in the top-20 in the 800-meter run, as he tripped the sensor with a time of 1:59.84. Terry Williams (Saint Mary's, Ga.) had a strong finish in the 1,500-meter run with his time of 4:17. 66.
In the long 5,000-meter run Jeffrey Noyes (Weymouth, Mass.) posted a time of 16:21.07 to finish in 21st place overall. Adrian Higgins took 16th place in the 400-meter hurdles with a solid time of 58.06 seconds.
Also, having a standout showing on Saturday was the women's 4x100-meter relay as Jonathas, Taylor Driggers (Lisbon, Conn.), Lexy Bean (Danvers, Mass.), and Olivia Burnes (Paxton, Mass.) recorded a combined time of 49.50 seconds.
Beacons will compete at the Bridgewater State University Invitational next Saturday.