The Roanoke College outdoor track & field team traveled to the University of Lynchburg to compete in the Dr. Jack M. Toms Alumni Invitational. Athletes from 18 different teams and unattached athletes competed in the one-day event.
The RC Men’s 4X100M Relay team broke a school record dating back to 2019. The team of Troy Crawley, Xavier O’Brien, Blake Morin, and Sam Crawford posted the top overall time of 42.24. That time currently ranks sixth in all NCAA Division III.
Crawford then outran the field in the Men’s 400m with a blistering time of 48.33 seconds. His time currently ranks him first in all DIII. O’Brien finished second in the Men’s 200m dash.
On the women’s side, Alison Moreau started her day finishing second in the Women’s High Jump with a clearance of 1.55 meters. She would later finish sixth in the Women’s 100M dash with a prelim time of 12.76, then earn a second place finish in the Women’s 200M dash posting a blazing time of 25.59 seconds.
This weekend Roanoke travels to High Point, NC for the Vertklasse Meet.