LEXINGTON, Va. – The Guilford College men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the first day of the VMI Indoor Classic on Friday afternoon.
Andriquez Brooks set a new program record in the weight throw with a distance of 11.23 meters. He finished the event in 38th place while teammate A.J. Dalmasi threw a 9.77m which was good for 41st place.
In the triple jump, Jeremiah Hedrick took 19th place with a distance of 12.76m.
Juwan Houston tied the sixth-fastest time in program history in the 60-meter hurdles prelim with a time of 8.77 seconds. In the 60-meter dash, Asa Bell ran a time of 7.07 to pace the Quakers.
Leading the way for Guilford in the 400-meter was Amir Abdur-Rahim with a 52.64 clocking. He was followed by Darnell Jones (54.11) and Kemar Williams-McLaren (59.19).
On the women’s side, Ranicha Sargeant and Zarea Pitts ran in the 60-meter dash prelim and finished in 8.63 and 8.75 seconds, respectively.
Micheleigh Higgins competed in the shot put final and threw a distance of 8.35m.
Coach Marty Owens’ Quakers continue the VMI Indoor Classic on Saturday at 10 a.m.