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Cross Country/Track & Field

Emory & Henry Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Open The Season At Dr. Jack M. Toms Invitational

Male shotputter.
-photo courtesy of Lynchburg Athletics

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Emory & Henry College Track & Field Teams made history on Friday and Saturday at the Dr. Jack M. Toms Alumni Invitational, hosted by Lynchburg College. The meet signaled the rebirth of men’s track & field at E&H after a 24-year absence while Wasp athletes competed for the first time in women’s track & field.

The Basics
– Dr. Jack M. Toms Alumni Invitational
– Lynchburg, Virginia
VENUE – Dr. Jack M. Toms Track at Shellenberger Field

Top Performances
- Sophomore Trel Phillips (Ooltewah, Tenn.) placed third in the shot put open division with a throw of 12.73 meters (41' 9") and was fourth in the open division discus (34.86m; 113' 9"). Freshman Colton Slaughter (Bastian, Va.) was sixth in the open discus at 32.62 meters (107' 0").
- In the 5,000 meters, junior Austin Tolbert (Wytheville, Va.) finished eighth in 17:44.28.
- Junior Jordan Powers (Chilhowie, Va.) was eighth in the high jump, clearing 1.73 meters (5' 8").
- On the women's side, junior Asia Stephens (Vinton, Va.) put up a pair of top-10 finishes in the shot put (seventh; 9.10m; 29' 10") and the discus (eighth; 24.43m; 80' 1").
- Freshman Alette McGuire (Chesapeake, Va.) was seventh in the 1,500 meters with a time of 5:42.56.

The Results - Men

100 Meters        
Markell Moss      13th      :11.80
Reese Watson   26th   :12.24
Peyton Sosebee   28th   :12.28
Noah Wilmoth   31st   :12.56
200 Meters        
Noah Wilmoth   16th   :26.13
5,000 Meters        
Austin Tolbert   8th   17:44.28
110 Meter Hurdles        
Markell Moss   15th   :16.45
High Jump        
Jordan Powers   8th   1.73m
Evan Underwood   -   NH
Triple Jump        
Cameron Page   -   NM
Evan Underwood   -   NM
Shot Put - Invitational      
Justin Fannon   10th   12.15m
Shot Put - Open        
Trel Phillips   3rd   12.73m
Colton Slaughter   10th   9.47m
Discus - Invitational      
Justin Fannon   12th   31.25m
Discus - Open        
Trel Phillips   4th   34.68m
Colton Slaughter   6th   32.62m


The Results - Women

1,500 Meters        
Alette McGuire      7th      5:42.56
Shot Put        
Asia Stephens   7th   9.10m
Asia Stephens   8th   24.43m


Up Next
- Emory & Henry will next compete at the Berry Field Day Invitational on the weekend of Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7.