The Wilmington College men’s track and field team won four events and finished third Friday in the Wilmington College “Night Moves” Invitational at Beckett Track.
The WC women were fourth in the Night Moves meet that ended well after dark and even needed vehicle head lights to complete the triple jump event.
Sophomore Kalvin Butts won the hammer (44.98) and was fifth in the discus (39.96).
Senior Antone Truss scored in three field events, winning the high jump (1.95), placing fifth in the triple jump (12.14) and seventh in the long jump (5.62).
Junior Zak Kruer won the pole vault (4.57).
Senior Linden Ayoki scored in a pair of events, placing third in the discus (42.99) and seventh in the shot put (12.84). Freshman Ethan Hurtt was second in the hammer (43.33), senior Leevi Stump was fifth in the long jump (6.15) and sophomore Alex Tillapaugh was fifth in the javelin (40.83).
The other event victory came as junior Chase Manica), sophomore Pierce Burnam, sophomore Travis Scheadler and freshman Gino Hinton won the 4×100 relay (43.37).
Three of the four members of the 4×100 team scored in other individual events.
Scheadler placed fifth in the 200 (22.91) and sixth in the 100 (11.33), while Hinton was eighth in the 100 (11.42.)
Burnam added a pair of third-place finishes in the 110 hurdles (15.95) and the triple jump (12.92).
Senior Dominic King was sixth in the 5000 (16:31.35), sophomore Tony Wydra was fourth in the 3000 steeplechase (11:05.03) and sophomore Eric Flynn, Jr. was third in the 400 hurdles (57.78) to round out the scoring.
For the WC women, senior Marissa Bolen brought home the lone victory for the women, winning the shot put (13.05 meters). She added a pair of third place finishes in the discus (37.41) and the hammer (38.05). Both distances were the top Division III marks in the event.
Freshman Calla Henry was sixth in the shot put (29.71).
Freshman Cierra Johnson scored in two individual field events, placing fourth in the long jump (4.74) and fifth in the triple jump (9.32). She was joined by freshman Brooklyn Payne, sophomore Ashley Lovett and junior Angela Dorsett to placed second in the 4×100 (57.28).
The other three members of the 4×100 also scored in other events. Dorsett was third in the triple jump (9.35), Payne fourth in the 200 (27.23) and Lovett third in the 400 hurdles (1:08.33).
Freshman Sarah Pierce was fifth in the 3000 steeplechase (13:39.52).
The Fightin’ Quakers are hosting the 2016 Ohio Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championships.