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Track Finishes Second at Yellow Jacket Open
Release: Monday 03/30/2013 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations

Behind eight first-place finishes, the Wright State track team placed second at the Yellow Jacket Open Saturday at Cedarville.

Kacia Grant won the 100 and 200 meter dashes, setting a new meet record in both events, and also anchored the 4x100 team to a meet and track record.  Brittany Bailey won the 1500 meter run, Jessica Berry the pole vault, Sarah-Ann Blount the long jump and Maria Harrison in the shot put and hammer throw.

Second-place finishers included Bailey in the 800 meter run, Blount in the 100 meter hurdles, Harrison in the discus throw, Natassia Roberts in the hammer throw and Brooke McCurdy in the javelin throw.

Wright State returns to action at the Miami Invitational in Oxford April 5-6.

 

WSU Results

100 Meter Dash

1) Kacia Grant, 12.00 (Meet record)

3) J.Chika Morah, 12.36

 

200 Meter Dash

1) Kacia Grant, 25.20 (Meet record)

3) J.Chika Morah, 25.79

6) Sarah-Ann Blount, 26.42

8) Katasha Griffiths, 26.66

 

400 Meter Dash

3) Katasha Griffins, 1:02.01

5) E'shira Gooden, 1:02.71

 

800 Meter Run

2) Brittany Bailey, 2:20.82

8) Vanessa Hopwood, 2:34.38

10) Ellie Holsopple, 2:36.77

16) Lauren Comer, 2:54.13

 

1500 Meter Run

1) Brittany Bailey, 4:51.67

5) Joanie Ma, 5:02.02

9) Vanessa Hopwood, 5:09.20

10) Rachel Janson, 5:12.25

13) Ellie Holsopple, 5:31.39

17) Lauren Comer, 5:46.57

 

100 Meter Hurdles

2) Sarah-Ann Blount, 15.06

8) Jessica Berry, 17.76

9) Taylor Schweickart, 17.95

 

400 Meter Hurdles

7) Taylor Schweickart, 1:13.05

 

4x100 Meter Relay

1) Jameela Henderson, Kacia Grant, Katasha Griffiths, J.Chika Morah, 47.72 (Meet and Track Record)

 

4x400 Meter Relay

2) E'shira Gooden, Kacia Grant, Jameela Henderson, Katasha Griffiths, 4:16.86

 

Pole Vault

1) Jessica Berry, 3.35m

 

Long Jump

1) Sarah-Ann Blount, 5.37m

 

Shot Put

1) Maria Harrison, 12.24m

3) Natassia Roberts, 11.26m

6) Sarah-Ann Blount, 9.56m

8) Hallie Jones, 9.34m

10) Taylor Schweickart, 8.08m

 

Discus Throw

2) Maria Harrison, 35.94m

3) Natassia Roberts, 33.50m

7) Hallie Jones, 26.90m

 

Hammer Throw

1) Maria Harrison, 41.70m

2) Natassia Roberts, 40.46m

3) Hallie Jones, 37.38m

 

Javelin Throw

2) Brooke McCurdy, 37.24m

3) Hallie Jones, 32.40m

5) Natassia Roberts, 24.76m

6) Sarah-Ann Blount, 23.92m

7) Taylor Schweickart, 14.80m

 

 

Team Scores

1) Cedarville, 256

2) Wright State, 226

3) Wittenberg, 69

4) Central State, 48

5) Shawnee State, 2

6) Cuyahoga CC, 16

7) Ohio Dominican, 12

8) Rio Grande, 8

9) Ohio Christian, 7

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