Mitchell Advances to Finals of 100M at ODAC Championships

Josephus Mitchell '18 (Sideline Media Productions photo)
Josephus Mitchell '18 (Sideline Media Productions photo)

BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- The Guilford College track and field teams competed at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships on Friday. The event is hosted by Bridgewater College.

Josephus Mitchell advanced to Saturday's final in the 100M. The senior was the seventh fastest runner after clocking an 11:47. Freshman Asa Bell was 11th (11:66) and junior Mahmoud Henderson placed 15th (12:31) for Guilford. 

Jeremiah Hedrick recorded a 6.24 mark in the long jump. The sophomore placed ninth, just missing a trip to Saturday's final.

Freshman Alex Heck was 18th in the shot put (6.46M) and finished 17th in the hammer (19.35M). His hammer mark is the fourth-best in GC history.

The two-day meet ends on Saturday.