Men's and Women's Track and Field Compete in "John Homon" Open

Men's and Women's Track and Field Compete in "John Homon" Open

(ALLIANCE, Ohio) - The Walsh University men's and women's track and field teams competed in the Mount Union "John Homon" Open on Friday (April 5) and Saturday (April 6). 

Walsh had numerous athletes place in the top three in both track and field events, including five first place finishes. 

Women's Top Three Finishers in Field Events:

Malia Turley - Hammer (1st)

Karley Dougherty - Javelin (1st)

Morrisa Mallory - Shot Put (1st)

Alexandra Rodgers - Shot Put (3rd)

Ndidiamaka Anaraodo - Shot Put (3rd)

Men's Top Three Finishers in Field Events:

Dante Penza - Discus (2nd)

Varney Pelima - Long Jump (3rd)

Women's Top Three Finishers in Track Events:

Alexa Leppelmeier - 5000m (1st)

Tori Reeves - 5000m (3rd)

Women's 4x100m (3rd) 

Men's Top Three Finishers in Track Events:

Jacob Turner - 5000m (1st)

Jacob Kernell - 5000m (2nd)

Jacob Caniford - 1500m (2nd) 

Full results: https://lightningtiming.com/results/2019/20190406/results.pdf

The Cavaliers will be hosting the Walsh Invitational on Friday (April 12) and Saturday (April 13), while distance runners will also be competing in the Bucknell "Bison" Classic on Saturday.