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WHEELING, W. Va. – Seton Hill raced out to an early lead and posted 197 points en route to a WVIAC Track & Field Championship Saturday.
The Griffins scored 197 points, besting second-place Wheeling Jesuit by 28 points. WV Wesleyan was third with 112 points while Concord had 60. Glenville State (55), Charleston (34), West Liberty (14), Pitt-Johnstown (6) and Alderson-Broaddus (4) rounded out the field.
Meccah Ali-McDaniel won the 100m in a time of 12.39. She also placed third in the 200m. In the 200m, Olivia Lent of Wheeling Jesuit notched the victory, crossing in 25.58. Lent’s mark of 56.24 not only gave her a conference title but also a NCAA provisional mark.
The Cardinals’ Victoria Fluharty won the 800m, crossing in 2:17.80. Teammate Jennifer McFarland claimed the 1,500m title by finishing in 4:44.80.
Stephanie Pryor established a meet record by winning the 5,000m in 17:39.02.
In the 100m hurdles, Morganne Bennett of WV Wesleyan crossed the line in 15.11 for the conference title. She also won the 400m hurdles in 63.46.
WJU’s 4x100m relay team won the race in 48.48 while its 4x400m team crossed in first in 3:59.67.
The Cardinals’ Calsie Boyd recorded a high jump of 1.68m (5’6”) to claim the title. She also won the triple jump with a mark of 11.71m (38’5”), which was good enough for an NCAA provisional mark. Victoria Miller’s 12.47m (40’11”) in the shot put allowed the rookie to win the title. Fellow freshman Ashley Field of WJU won the discus with a mark of 38.03m (124’9”).
Seton Hill’s Tim Creamer was named the WVIAC Coach of the Year while the MVP was Wheeling Jesuit’s Olivia Lent.