MIRAMAR, Fla. (March 11, 2020) – the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) track & field team wrapped up competition at the Bobcat/Shark Relays at the Anson Sports Complex on Tuesday, March 10, with the men's team placing 10th and the women's squad coming in seventh.
Freshman Martha Dauphin led all Wildcats with a first-place in the women's shot put with a Sun Conference-qualifying mark of 10.07m, earning JWU 10 points. Freshman Alyssa Sturtevant finished eighth with a throw of 8.76m, good for one point.
Sturtevant also earned two points in the discus, pacing seventh with a throw of 28.97m. The throw was a TSC qualifying mark.
In the women's 100m Dash, freshman Leonardia Rolle placed ninth with a time of 13.32 followed by sophomore Mia Distant, who placed 11th with a time of 14.37.
In the women's 400m, junior Chelsea Lewis earned four points for the Wildcats with a fifth-place finish (1:08.33).
The men were led by Jobed Phanord, who claimed sixth total points for the Wildcats. Phanord earned four points in the men's shot put with a fifth-place finish (10.71m) and posted two points in the discus with a mark of 32.44m. The TSC-qualifying mark gave the freshman a seventh-place finish.
Junior Darius Campbell placed fifth in the Javelin with a throw of 31.80m to earned four points for the Wildcats. Freshman Jasen Santerre claimed three points with a sixth-place finish in the men's 110m hurdles (19.79).
The 4x100m relay team of Campbell, Javon St. Firmin, Santerre, and Nickalus Knight garnered two points, placing seventh with a time of 45.80.
St. Firmin (53.30) finished 10th in the 400m followed by Knight (57.30), who finished 21st.
The Wildcats will return to action on Saturday, March 14, at the St. Thomas Track Invitational.
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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138).
About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit jwu.edu.
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