DANVILLE, Ky. – The Tiger track and field teams traveled to Centre College this past weekend to compete in the Centre Invitational. The competition included both challenging conference and regional foes, however Wittenberg came away from the day in eighth of 16 on the women's side and seventh of 17 for the men.
WOMEN'S TOP 8'S
With a time of 1:00.75, senior Longshore also placed fourth in the 400 meter dash.
Freshman Barnes continued her day with a second place finish in the 200 meter dash with a time of 25.94 seconds.
Junior Anissa Dann starred for the Tigers in the hammer throw, placing fifth for her best distance being 42.66 meters.
Freshman Gabrielle Draginoff finished third in pole vault, reaching a height of 3.10 meters.
MEN'S TOP 8'S
Senior Cody Shutt came away with a 50.44 second and sixth place win in the 400 meter dash.
Freshman Branton also contributed a seventh place finish with a time of 11.28 seconds in the 100 meter dash.
Also seventh in his own event, sophomore Kenny Mayes rounded out the 800 meter run with a time of 1:57.59.
Gittins pulled away with a first place victory in the 400 meter-hurdles with a time 54.19 seconds, ranking him up to seventh in the nation for NCAA Division III. Sophomore Farnbauch once again closely followed, coming in at 57.57 for fifth place.
Wrapping up the running events for the men was the 4x400 meter relay team of Mayes, Ryan Hale, Gittins, and Shutt coming in at 3:30.95 for third place.
Before the upcoming All-Ohio Invitational on Easter weekend, the Tigers will travel back to Muskingum to compete in the Muskie Invitational on Saturday, April 8.
Written by: Sutton Jacobs, '19