Men Fourth, Women Second in Atlantic Regional Rankings

Men Fourth, Women Second in  Atlantic Regional Rankings

BUCKHANNON – The third set of USTFCCCA rankings were released today and both the West Virginia Wesleyan men's and women's track and field teams continued to be ranked in the Atlantic Region.

On the men's side, the 'Cats moved up two spots this week from fourth to sixth. Wesleyan's total points for the week were 254.52.

They are just one of two Mountain East Conference teams ranked as the University of Charleston is 10th.

Wesleyan is ranked 92nd nationally.

The two highest nationally-ranked individuals are Nate Moore 16th in the 110-meter hurdles and Tavaris Anderson 20th in the triple jump.

On the women's side, the Lady Bobcats are one of two MEC squads ranked regionally.

Wesleyan currently holds down the No. 2 position with 296.43 total points.

They moved up three spots this week as they were fifth last week.

Wheeling Jesuit is the other ranked team, placing seventh.

The women are ranked 65th nationally.

The Lady 'Cats have three performers in four events in the top 20 nationally.

Lauren Cvechko is ranked eighth in the heptathlon and 19th in the high jump while Abby Buchan is 10th in the javelin and Katie Demi is 17th in javelin.

The two teams will run again this Sunday at the Brandi Bowen Invitational at Glenville State.

The meet will start at 10 a.m.

For a complete listing of the rankings, please click here.