2006 WVIAC Track and Field Championships: WVWC, WJU Lead After First Day of Competition

(WHEELING, W.VA)---West Virginia Wesleyan\'s women and Wheeling Jesuit\'s men hold the lead after one day at the WVIAC Track & Field Championships. The event wraps on Friday at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Thursday\'s action saw four meet records eclipsed. Michael Estes of Wheeling Jesuit established a new WVIAC mark of 60.35 meters in the javelin throw. WJU\'s Kayla Johnson blew past the prior women\'s 400 meter dash record with a 55.97.

West Virginia State\'s Kia Davidson notched a new conference best in the women\'s long jump at 5.77 meters. Charleston All-American Candice Swann smashed her own record in the women\'s hammer throw with a heave of 44.78 meters.

West Virginia Wesleyan holds a 43 point lead over Charleston with ten events complete on the women\'s side. The Bobcats have 107 points, UC is at 64, Concord is third with 52 points, and Wheeling Jesuit has 46 points.

The race is tighter in the men\'s meet. Wheeling Jesuit owns 82 points after eight scored events. West Virginia Wesleyan has 57 points, while Concord is third with 52 points.

Complete individual results will be available following Friday\'s events.

WVIAC Women\'s Track & Field Championship
(Day One, 10 events scored):
WVIAC Men\'s Track & Field Championship
(Day One, 8 events scored):

WV Wesleyan 107
Charleston 64
Concord 52
Wheeling Jesuit 46
West Liberty State 17
West Virginia State 10
Alderson-Broaddus 8
Glenville State 4
Wheeling Jesuit 82
West Virginia Wesleyan 57
Concord 52
West Liberty State 26
West Virginia State 14
Alderson-Broaddus 11
Charleston 5
Glenville State 1