ROANOKE, Va. – One school record fell and one more almost did when the West Virginia Wesleyan men's and women's indoor track and field teams competed in the two-day Roanoke Invitational this past weekend.
The record that was broken was the men's 4000-meter distance medley relay.
On the women's side, Kasinda King just missed the school record in the weight throw by .04 meters.
She took seventh in the event with a heave of 12.08 meters.
For the men, the pole vault wound up being Wesleyan's best event.
The weight throw also proved to be a successful event for the Bobcats.
Rippeto also took fourth in the shot put with a toss of 14.35m while Tim Friend was 15th in the event (12.68).
Frailey ran fifth in the 3000 meters with a clocking of 9:11.78.
Fox took sixth in the in the high jump with a leap of 1.76m.
The 4 x 400-meter relay team of Gresser, Westfall, Isaiah Robinson and Scherich placed 10th with a time of 3:36.49.
On the women's side, the Lady Bobcats earned three runner-up spots.
Sydney Pineault took second in the 5000 meters with a time of 18:33.07.
The 4 x 400-meter relay foursome of Laura Blake, Emma Harrison, Natalie Wiethe and Lauren Leaman took second with a time of 4:14.27 while the foursome of Dava Jack, Erica Jack, Zoey Vilasuso and Angie Nseliema was ninth with a time of 4:32.92.
The high jump belonged to Wesleyan.
Prior to the Roanoke Invitational, the teams competed in the Camel City Elite in Winston-Salem, N. C.
LeMasters broke his own one-week old pole vault record that placed him second in the Mountain East Conference.
Nate Moore also moved up the national list in the 60-meter hurdles. After the Camel City Elite, he is now 28th.
Both teams will compete again this Saturday at the Kent State Tune Up Invitational.