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Women's Track and Field Returns to Newport News to Post Strong Numbers

Women's Track and Field Returns to Newport News to Post Strong Numbers

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- For the second week in a row, the WildCats traveled to Christopher Newport for a track and field meet.

First-years Marisa Quarti, Jasmine Cooper and Tabitha Stone took part in the 60m dash, finishing in times of 8.55s and 8.91s, 10.25s respectively.

Cooper also competed in field events, posting a mark of 4.59m in the long jump and 9.63m in the triple jump, both improvements from last week's efforts.

First-year Diana Young posted a time of 27.19s in the 200m dash.

She was joined in the event by sophomore Blanca Sánchez, first-year Jessy Spencer and first-year Tabitha Stone.

In the 400m, Young finished in 1:01.22 and Sánchez completed the event in 1:09.02.

Quarti and Spencer participated in the 60m hurdles, with 9.84s and 10.41s as their times, respectively.

Quarti's mark bested last week's time in the event by 0.07s.

Sophomore Dani Hill just beat out first-year teammate Sophia Dill in the 800m by 0.36s, both just ahead of sophomore Amanda Sims.

The three finished in the same order in the 800m, with sophomore Taylor Rama finishing behind Sims.

Sophomore Janéa Jackson and junior Andrea Mewhinney competed in the shot put and came out three centimeters apart at 9.23m and 9.20m, respectively.

The two flipped results in the weight throw, as Mewhinney led the way with a 11.51m throw.

Mewhinney improved in both events, while Jackson bested her only throw from last week.

After a weekend off, Randolph returns to the local area for the Lynchburg Sprints, Jumps, Throws on Feb. 21.

That is the final event before the ODAC Indoor Championships.