Six Cavaliers Win Events at Christopher Newport
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. The Virginia track and field team won four field events and two track events on Saturday at the New Captains Classic at Christopher Newport. Katie Darraugh, David Lewis, Rashawnda James and Katie Tershel each won their field events, while Talia Wise and Conlon Bonner won their respective 400m dashes.
James led the Cavaliers with a first and second finish in the long and triple jumps, respectively, while Tershel won the triple jump. James leaped 5.58m in the long jump and 11.34m in the triple. Tershel took first in the triple jump with a mark of 11.46m.
Darraugh and Lewis both won the pole vaults. Darraugh cleared 3.51m, while Lewis finished with a mark of 4.60m.
Bonner led all runners in the 400m dash and for the women, Wise won the long sprint in 56.29.
The Cavaliers will travel to Princeton, N.J., for the ECAC/IC4A Championships next weekend. Events begin on Friday and conclude on Sunday.