Guilford Women Competed at Wildcat Inviational

Micheleigh Higgins '22 (Photos by Deanna Lassiter '20)
Micheleigh Higgins '22 (Photos by Deanna Lassiter '20)

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- The Guilford College track and field teams competed in the Wildcat Invitational hosted by Randolph College on Saturday. The women garnered 18 points and placed eighth. The men earned 17 points and finished tenth.

The Guilford women scored big in the javelin throw. Shannon Petsch was runnerup in the event and reaped eight points. Her toss of 27.0M was the fourth-best in program history. Teammate Micheleigh Higgins placed third (six points). The freshman's throw of 24.06M was the tenth-best in Quaker lore.

In the long jump, Ranicha Sargeant finished in fifth place of 16 competitors. Her distance of 4.12M earned Guilford four points. 

The Quakers next compete at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships. The two-day meet begins on Friday (4/19) at Randolph College in Lynchburg.