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Women's Track and Field weekend results

By Christopher Coombs

The Lindsey Wilson women's track and field team competed at a pair of events over the weekend, sending competitors to the Emory Classic on Friday and Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia and the Centre Invite in Danville, Kentucky on Saturday.

The Blue Raiders finished in tenth place at the Emory Classic and in third at the Centre Invite as they recorded five first-place finishes, four A-Cuts and one B-Cut on the weekend.


Safia Bright earned an A-cut standard in the 100-meter dash preliminaries finishing in second with a time of 11.90 seconds. Bright added another A-cut standard in 200-meter dash finishing in first in 24.75 seconds.

In the 400 meter run, Alexia DeHaven-Boyd turned in a B-cut standard with a first-place finish in 57.27 seconds. Marie Ninamou added a seventh-place finish during the event after finishing in 59.58 seconds.

Dehaven-Boyd added an A-cut standard in the 400-meter hurdles with a third-place finish in 1:03.05. In the 100 meter hurdles, Annesha Harris took seventh-place by finishing in 15.99 seconds.

Oreatha Hurt finished in 15th place in the triple jump with a jump of 10.40 meters.


Jordan Nelson captured second place in the 100-meter dash with a run of 13.53 seconds. Nelson added a seventh-place finish in the 200-meter run, finishing in 29.01 seconds.

Carley Johnson earned two fifth place finishes in the 200 meter and 400 meter runs after finishing the 200-meter dash in 28.43 seconds and the 400-meter run in 1:04.10. Meredith Johnson added a ninth-place finish for Lindsey Wilson in the 400 meter run in 1:05.85.

During the 800 meter run, Dezare Jackson earned a sixth-place finish with a time of 2:53.05. Sam Sowell competed for the Blue Raiders in the 100-meter hurdles with a seventh-place finish in 18.40 seconds.

Elsa Diaz finished in fourth place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 14:06.30.

The women's relay of Johnson, Johnson, Diaz and Jackson achieved a seventh-place finish in 4:33.98.

In the women's field events, Paige Pettel led the Blue Raiders with two first-place finishes and an A-cut standard. In the shot put, Pettel threw for 13.70 meters to earn an A-cut standard. Three other Blue Raiders finished in the top- 10 in Sina Cavelti, De'Jah Smith and Brianna Laws. Cavelti took second place with a throw of 12.52 meters, Smith took fifth with an 11.08-meter throw, while Laws earned a sixth-place finish at 10.86 meters.

Pettel won the women's discus with the throw at 42.34 meters, while Smith finished in second with a throw of 39.26 meters as Laws finished in third with a throw of 35.86 meters, giving LWC the clean sweep.

Three Blue Raiders finished in in the top-10 in the hammer throw with Smith finishing in first with a throw of 45.38 meters. Pettel captured second place hurling the weight 44.21 meters, while Laws earned a 10th place finish at 34.03 meters.

Cavelti added a fourth-place finish in the javelin throw with a toss of 34.42 meters while Alexis McKee earned 10th place at 25.85-meters.

The Blue Raiders are back on the track on April 5-6 when they compete at the Hilltopper Relays in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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