DANVILLE, Ky. – The Lindsey Wilson men and women's track & field teams both put together fifth-place finishes on Saturday at the Centre (Ky.) College Invitational at Farris Stadium.
The men's team racked up 54 total team points to finish tied for fifth out of 17 teams, while the women captured sole possession of fifth place with 56 points in the field of 16 teams.
Alexia DeHaven-Boyd, Chanel Roberts, Paige Pettell and Goabaone Mosheleketi all captured individual wins on the day, while the men's 4x100 meter relay team also won their event, doing so with a new meet record time of 41.57 seconds.
DeHaven-Boyd won the 400 meter hurdles out of 17 competitors with her time of 1:06.00. Roberts, Pettell and Moshelekti all claimed their wins in field events.
Roberts won the shot put with a distance of 12.91 meters, topping the field of 35 competitors. Pettell took home the win in the discus throw, recording a mark of 41.33 meters. Pettell also claimed fourth place in the shot put and third place in the hammer throw events.
Mosheleketi topped the field of 34 in the long jump with a leap of 7.37 meters, shattering the previous meet record. One spot behind in second place finished Anthony Thompson in the long jump at 6.55 meters, followed by Michael Redmon in in fourth at 6.41 meters.
DeQuan Robinson finished as the runner-up in the men's 400 meter dash event. He clocked in at 49.23 seconds, just .03 seconds off the winning time. The men's 4x400 meter relay team also place second in their respective event, crossing the line in 3:20.56 out of 19 relay teams.
Nikki Coffey placed seventh in the 800 meter run while Tatiana Williams took seventh in the 400 meter hurdles. DeHaven-Boyd also added a fifth-place finish in the 200 meter dash to her day in an event that featured 53 competitors.
In the men's 400 meter hurdles, Cameron Murphy place fourth at 56.53 seconds. Brandy Baas took sixth place in the women's javelin at 30.20 meters while Rachel Browning tied for fourth in the high jump.
The Blue Raiders are back in action on April 8 for both the WKU Hilltopper Relays and the Cumberlands Invitational.