Emory & Henry Track & Field Competes At ETSU's Buccaneer Invitational

Jackson Kaze runs in the DMR.
-photo courtesy of Joe Matthews

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Emory & Henry College Men's & Women's Track & Field Teams competed in their final meet of the regular season at the Buccaneer Track & Field Invitational, hosted by East Tennessee State University on Friday and Saturday. Five new records were set by the Wasps on the weekend.

The Basics
Buccaneer Track & Field Invitational
East Tennessee State University
– Johnson City, Tennessee
VENUE – David E. Walker Track/Gentry Field at ETSU Athletics Center

Top Performances
- Sophomore Reece Watson (Roanoke, Va.) set a new school record in the 60 meters (:07.60) while sophomore Jackson Kaze (Midlothian, Va.) shaved over five seconds from the previous 800 meter record with a time of 2:07.89.
- Kaze, junior Colt Pierce (Lockhart, Texas), sophomore Conor White (Warrenton, Va.) and freshman Lucas Biggerstaff (Knoxville, Tenn.) established the mark to beat in the 4,000-meter distance medley relay at 12:10.70.
- Sophomore Alette McGuire (Chesapeake, Va.) broke her own record in the mile (5:49.88) while freshman Maria Hatch (Emory, Va.) wennt 2:49.68 in the 800 meters for a new program best.

The Results


60 Meters        
Reece Watson   60th   :07.60
400 Meters        
Colt Pierce   56th   1:00.65
800 Meters
Jackson Kaze   42nd   2:07.89
Conor White   44th   2:08.14
Lucas Biggerstaff   49th   5:18.20
Distance Medley Relay      
Kaze, Pierce 6th   12:10.70
White, Biggerstaff      


60 Meters
Graysen Barrs      57th   :08.83
800 Meters
Maria Hatch   37th   2:49.68
Alette McGuire   27th   5:49.88
Erica Grupp   36th   6:03.99
Weight Throw        
Lorin Zehr   -   NM

Up Next
- Emory & Henry will conclude the 2018-19 indoor track & field season at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships on Sunday, February 24.
- Roanoke College will serve as the host for the championship.