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Emory & Henry Women’s Track & Field Finishes 10th At 2019 ODAC Championships Sunday

Alette McGuire hands the baton to Graysen Barrs in the DMR.
-photo courtesy of Sideline Media

SALEM, Va. – The Emory & Henry College Men's & Women's Track & Field Teams capped the indoor season on Sunday at the 2019 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships, hosted by Roanoke College. The men's team tied for eighth place while the women finished 10th.

The Basics
MEN'S RESULT – T-8th/9
WOMEN'S RESULT – 10th/10
LOCATION – Salem, Virginia
VENUE – Cregger Center Track

The Men
- The Wasps placed three throwers in the top four of the shot put with junior Justin Fannon (Abingdon, Va.) finishing as the ODAC Runner-Up (14.35m). Freshman Edward Rajner (Bainbridge, N.Y.) was third at 14.12 meters while junior Trel Phillips (Ooltewah, Tenn.) took fourth (13.45m).
- In the distance medley relay, the Wasps took eighth (11:57.24) too set a new school record on the efforts of sophomore Jackson Kaze (Midlothian, Va.), junior Colt Pierce (Lockhart, Texas), sophomore Conor White (Warrenton, Va.) and freshman Lucas Biggerstaff (Knoxville, Tenn.).
- Senior Jordan Powers (Chilhowie, Va.) established the school record in the high jump, clearing 1.76 meters to finish 13th.
- White took 15th in the 800 meters on a new school record time of 2:07.84.
- The 4x400 meter relay of sophomore Markell Moss (Wytheville, Va.), White, Kaze and Pierce finished ninth to earn a new program best of 3:46.89.

The Women
- E&H started the day with a seventh-place finish in the distance medley relay of 14:49.06. Sophomore Alette McGuire (Chesapeake, Va.), junior Graysen Barrs (Abingdon, Va.), freshman Maria Hatch (Emory, Va.) and junior Erica Grupp (Charlottesville, Va.) comprised the relay.
- Barrs finished 15th in the 60 meters with a new school record of :08.50.
- Freshman Lorin Zehr (Holly Pond, Ala.) took 17th in the weight throw with a mark of 9.38 meters for another program best.

The Awards
- Washington and Lee University won the men's title while the University of Lynchburg women cruised to their championship.


The Results


800 Meters        
Conor White   15th   2:07.84
Jackson Kaze   17th   2:08.92
4x400 Meters        
Moss, White   9th   3:46.89
Kaze, Pierce        
Distance Medley Relay    
Kaze, Pierce   8th   11:57.24
White, Biggerstaff        
High Jump
Jordan Powers   13th   1.76m
Shot Put
Justin Fannon   2nd   14.35m
Edward Rajner   3rd   14.12m
Trel Phillips   4th   13.45m
Brody Fields   15th   12.12m
Weight Throw        
Edward Rajner   15th   10.67m


60 Meters
Graysen Barrs   15th   :08.50
3,000 Meters
Alette McGuire   15th   11:43.26
Erica Grupp   18th   11:49.07
Distance Medley Relay    
McGuire, Barrs   7th   14:49.06
Hatch, Grupp        
Weight Throw        
Lorin Zehr   17th   9.38m