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Emory & Henry Track & Field Competes At Wake Forest Invitational Saturday

Erica Grupp (left) and Alette McGuire (right) racing.
-photo courtesy of Ryan Hunt

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Emory & Henry College Men's & Women's Track & Field Teams stepped back into action on Saturday at the Wake Forest Invitational. The women's team set five new program marks while the men's squad put up three new school records.

The Basics
Wake Forest Invitational
Wake Forest University
– Winston-Salem, North Carolina
VENUE – JDL FastTrack

Top Performances
- Freshman Edward Rajner (Bainbridge, N.Y.) was third in the shot put at 13.28 meters and seventh in the weight throw, establishing the record at 12.98 meters.
- Sophomore Markell Moss (Wytheville, Va.) covered the 60 meters in 8.75 seconds while junior Colt Pierce (Lockhart, Texas) went :59.68 in the 400 meters for new program bests.
- Junior Graysen Barrs (Abingdon, Va.) established records in the 60 meters (:08.73) and 200 meters (:30.52), finishing 18th in the 60.
- The 4x400 meter relay of freshman Maria Hatch (Emory, Va.), junior Erica Grupp (Charlottesville, Va.), freshman Lia Haskins (Danville, Va.) and sophomore Alette McGuire (Chesapeake, Va.) went 5:07.48 to take ninth.

The Results


60 Meters        
Markell Moss   38th   :08.75
200 Meters        
Colt Pierce   44th   :26.92
400 Meters
Colt Pierce   44th   :56.98
Jackson Kaze   39th   4:56.09
Shot Put        
Edward Rajner   3rd   13.29m
Trel Phillips   7th   12.71m
Brody Fields   12th   11.38m
Weight Throw      
Edward Rajner   7th   12.98m


60 Meters
Graysen Barrs      18th   :08.73
200 Meters
Graysen Barrs   45th   :30.52
800 Meters        
Maria Hatch   32nd   2:54.25
Lia Haskins   41st   3:19.63
Alette McGuire   26th   6:03.82
Erica Grupp   28th   6:10.10
4x400 Meter Relay      
Hatch, Grupp   9th   5:07.48
Haskins, McGuire        
Shot Put        
Lorin Zehr   34th   8.52m
Weight Throw        
Lorin Zehr   33rd   7.34m