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APSU hosts the track & field invitational on Friday, April 15. Photo credit: Dani Hunter

APSU Track finds success in home event

APSU’s track and field team hosted the annual APSU Invitational for a large pool of schools and unattached competitors on Friday, April 15, and Saturday, April 16.

The Govs found success across the board with various top five performances.

APSU freshman Wesley Gray finished sixth in the men’s 5000-meter run.

In the men’s distance medley, APSU juniors Daniel Hamm and Elijah Wilson along with freshmen Marshall McReynolds and Gray worked out a second place finish.

In the women’s 200-meter dash, APSU junior Terri Morris came in second with a time of 24.70.

Morris also recorded a fourth place finish in the 400-meter and second place finish in the womens 4×400-meter alongside junior Molly Jordon, Senior Breigh Jones and sophomore Allysha Scott.

Jones also finished the women’s 400-meter one slot above teammate Morris, in third.

Running unattached, APSU student Jessica Gray finished third in the women’s 800-meter.

Junior Unjula Lester recorded the highest mark for APSU in the women’s 1500-meter.

Sarah-Emily Woodward set APSU’s highest mark in the Women’s 5000-meter at 10th.

Sophomore Sonja White took fourth for APSU in the women’s 100-meter hurdle and fifth in the 400-meter hurdle. Rebecca Wheeler took fourth for APSU in the women’s 3000-meter steeplechase.

Lady Govs sophomore Keyondria Ross, seventh place, and freshman Nia Gibbs-Francis, 11th place, competed for APSU in the women’s high jump.

APSU’s Savannah Amato finished fifth in the women’s pole vault, with teammate Dascha Hix finishing in a tie for second.

Michella Carter took fifth place in the women’s shot put, while Savannah Ayers came in seventh in the women’s javelin throw.

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