Guilford Track & Field Teams Tune Up for ODACs at JDL DMR Invite

Ananya Bernardo '22  (John Bell, Touch A Life Photography)
Ananya Bernardo '22 (John Bell, Touch A Life Photography)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Guilford College's track and field teams competed at the nonscoring DMR Invitational at the JDL Fast Track Saturday. The meet featured contestants from all levels of college competition, ranging from junior colleges all the way up to Division I.

Alexis Waddell made her college debut and turned in the Quakers' top weight throw of the season with a toss of 9.11 meters that placed 16th among 24 contestants. She also threw the shot put 8.72 meters, which is the second-longest toss by a Quaker this season.

Zarea Pitts posted a personal-best time in the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.69 seconds that ranked 14th in the 17-runner field. She also has the Quakers' best long jump of the day (4.20 meters), which placed 14th in the field.

Coach Marty Owens' charges compete at next Sunday's (2/24) Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships at Roanoke College.