Terriers Finish Fifth and Seventh in Outdoor Opener

Terriers Finish Fifth and Seventh in Outdoor Opener

FITCHBURG, Mass. – The Thomas College track and field team opened the 2018 outdoor season at the Jim Sheehan Memorial Invitational on Saturday morning hosted by Fitchburg State University. 

The Terrier men finished fifth overall out of 16 schools on the day while the women's team finished seventh out of 15 teams.

On the men's side, the Terriers ran strong in the 100 meter with Devon Davis in seventh, Baramee Janla in ninth, and Shaynen Schofield in 11th out of 47 competitors.  In the 200, Davis ran to a sixth place finish while Schofield finished seventh out of 38 runners.  Sophomore Jarrod Ottman competed in the 1500 meter run where he ended up seventh out of 33 while Shammah Gahomera finished second in the 110 meter and 400 meter hurdles. 

In field events, Mykal Glasgow recorded a second place finish in the triple jump and fourth in the high jump.  Troy Worster ended inside the top-10 in three throwing events with a sixth in discus, eight in shot put, and ninth in hammer throw.

In women's sprints, J'auna James finished tenth in the women's 100 meter followed by Taylor Sheley in 15th.  Sheley also finished 20th out of 32 in the 200 meter.  In field events, freshman Jordan Fostun competed in the high jump and triple jump where she ended up third and fourth respectively.  Lillian Friars also finished in the top-10 in three throwing events with a second place out of 19 in discus, sixth in hammer throw, and ninth in shot put.  Cydnee Todd followed by recording a sixth place throw in shot put and seventh place in discus.

The Terriers will host their first ever meet next weekend on April 14 at Colby College in Waterville.