Guilford Track and Field Competed at ODAC Championships

SALEM, Va. – The Guilford College track and field teams closed the indoor season at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships on Sunday. The Quaker men posted 14 points and placed
ninth of 10 scoring squads.

Junior Asa Bell captured a team-high five points with his outstanding performance in the 60-meter dash. He clocked a time of 6.99 seconds and was fourth overall. Juwan Houston netted four points for Guilford in the 60-meter hurdles. The senior ran the second-best Quaker mark in the event (8.60) and was fifth in the race.

Senior Jeremiah Hedrick garnered three points in the long jump after placing sixth with a leap of 6.52 meters. He was sixth in the event and his mark was the ninth-best in program history. The Quaker 4x400M relay team of Darnell Jones, Houston, Hedrick and Amir Abdur-Rahim placed seventh and snagged Guilford’s final two team points. They clocked a3:34.83 and were seventh in the event.

Freshman Andriquez Brooks recorded the second-best (10.57) weight throw in Quaker lore. Sophomore Tre Alexander posted the program’s third-best high jump (1.7M).

On the women’s side, Julia Taylor set a Guilford benchmark in the 400-meter run. The freshman clocked a 1:02.99, eclipsing her own record–and was 10th in the race. In the 3000-meter run, Emily Winder ran the sixth-fastest (11:27.72) Guilford time in the event. The freshman placed 15th in the event.

The Quaker 4x400M relay team of Taylor, sophomore Ranicha Sargeant, sophomore Zarea Pitts and freshman Shelice Alvarez placed ninth at 4:57.83. Guilford was just one second behind earning a point and an eighth-place finish in the race.

The Quakers open the outdoor season at the Braves Track Classic on March 6. The meet is hosted by UNC Pembroke.