Track & Field Opens Season with Bast-Cregger Invite

Mara Briggs 2018
Mara Briggs

The Basics

Meet: Bast-Cregger Invitational
Dates: Friday, Nov. 30 – Saturday, Dec. 1
Location: Roanoke College | Salem, Va.


The Lead: Track & Field kicked off the 2018-19 indoor season by hosting the third annual Bast-Cregger Invite in Salem.

Women's Highlights

  • On Friday, Claire Trotto tied for second on the pole vault with a mark of 3.10m followed by Louise Tester in fifth with a 2.80m.
  • Mara Briggs finished first in the high jump with a mark of 1.58m.
  • Savannah Gheen kicked off the Saturday portion of the meet with a 4.89m in the long jump, earning fifth.
  • With a mark of 13.60m, Jayna Jean-Jules took second in the weight throw while Nicole Moughrabi threw a 12.55m for fourth.
  • In the 60m hurdles finals, Lily Lippert finished sixth with a time of 9.91.
  • Allison Moreau finished seventh in the 200m with a time of 28.01 for the Maroons.
  • Claire Aurand crossed the 60m finals finish line in 8.01 taking second place. 
  • The 4x400 relay team oh Lippert, Madeleine Robben, Gheen and Aurand closed out the day with a third place finish with a relay time of 4:22.60.

Men's Highlights

  • In the men's triple jump, Jayvon Jones registered a 13.59m to set a new school record.
  • On Friday, Dillon Kopec placed fourth in the pole vault with a 3.85m followed by Jackson Smith with a 3.40m in sixth.
  • Nathaniel Willis led Roanoke with a 10th place finish in the 5000m with a time of 16:25.32
  • Kaleb Bland (12.06m) and Kyle Bland (11.80m) took 11th and 12th, respectively in the shot put. Kyle Bland then went on to throw a 13.45m in the weight throw for fourth followed by Kaleb Bland in fifth with 12.87m.
  • With a time of 1:33.63, Troy Crawley, Kilian McCorskeyZach McNeil and Xavier O'Brien took second in the 4x200 relay
  • O'Brien then went on to take second in the 60m hurdles finals with a time of 8.63.
  • Tyler Wilson won the 1000m with a time of 2:39.24.
  • Micah Ray crossed the finish line of the 400m with a time of 51.70 for fourth place.
  • Finishing fourth in the 600m Zach Dalton clocked a 1:29.91 followed by Dustin Wade in sixth with a 1:30.62.
  • Joey Reid crossed the 60m finish line in 7.116 seconds earning third place.

Up Next: Roanoke takes a break until 2019 when they head to the Keydet Invitational Jan. 18-19 at VMI.