LEXINGTON, Va. – The Randolph College men's track and field team turned in solid performances at the VMI Winter Relays this past weekend.
The quartet of Brayden Epperly (Bedford, Va./Staunton River), Brandon Betts (Upper Marlboro, Md./River Baptist), Sam Mott (Smithfield, Va./Smithfield) and Kenny Kinton (Powhatan, Va./Powhatan) set a time of 13:02.13 in the distance medley relay, setting a new school standard by four seconds.
Lamont Mohabir ran the fastest time for Randolph in the 200 meter race with a personal best time of 24.16 seconds and while Deandre Jackson (Lynchburg, Va./Heritage) had the top time for the WildCats in the 60 meter preliminary race, clocking in at 7.57 seconds.
In the jumping events, Philemon Afrifa-Boakye (Accra, Ghana/Mfanisipim) finished 10th in the triple jump with a measure of 12.60m before earning a mark of 5.97m in the long jump.
Mitchell Doss (Hurt, Va./Gretna) had the top marks for Randolph in the weight throw and shot put. Doss threw 11.63m in the weight throw before earning a mark of 11.97m in the shot put while Karim Frazier (Norfolk, Va./Lake Taylor) tied for sixth in the pole vault with a height of 3.90m.
The WildCats next compete at the USC Invite in Winston-Salem, N.C. from Friday-Saturday, Feb. 15-16.