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Wilkerson Sets Two New School Marks

Shamyra Wilkerson set two new school records Wednesday.
Shamyra Wilkerson set two new school records Wednesday.

LYNCHBURG, Va. –  Select members of the Shenandoah University track & field program competed at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier hosted by Liberty University Wednesday.

Shamyra Wilkerson headlined the day with a pair of strong performances in the 100- and 200- meter dashes.

Wilkerson ran a school and personal-best 12.16 in the 100 which qualified her for the final heat from a pool of 30 runners; she beat out seven Division I athletes.

An hour later, Wilkerson competed in the 200 meter dash. Her time of 24.66 set another school record and was good for sixth place, beating out 13 DI athletes.

Her two new school marks place her in the nation's top 11 in both events.

Jamie Ryan placed 10th in the javelin, good for third among DIII competition.

Reed Davis finished ninth in the 5,000 meter for the men's side and second among DIII competition.

Men's Results

Athlete

Event

Time/Distance

Elijah Morton

100 meters

10.88

Kyle Holliday

110m High Hurdles

16.89

Jeremy Allinger

800 meter

2:01.39

Tyler McCarthy

Steeplechase

11:02.36

Reed Davis

5,000 meter

16:10.10

Women's Results

Athlete

Event

Time/Distance

Shamyra Wilkerson

100 meter

12.16 *

Shamyra Wilkerson

200 meter

24.66

Emily Miller

1,500 meter

4:56.85

Delia Mack

800 meter

2:32.98

Arianna Williams

800 meter

2:48.15

Natalie Lepri

Shot Put

9.30m

Natalie Lepri

Hammer

37.49m

Jamie Ryan

Javelin

26.52m

*qualified for final heat but chose not to participate

UP NEXT

Select members of the program will compete in Mount Olive, N.C. next weekend at the Mount Olive Invitation on Saturday and the Last Chance Qualifier on Sunday.

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