Men and Women Still Hold Lead After Day Two at MEC Meet

Men and Women Still Hold Lead After Day Two at MEC Meet

BUCKHANNON -- West Virginia Wesleyan extended its lead after day two of the 2016 Mountain East Conference Track and Field Championships on the campus of WVWC.

On the men's side, the Bobcats have 164.5 points to sit in first and are trailed by Notre Dame (72), Concord (51.5) and West Liberty (48). 

Concord swept the 3,000 meter steeplechase with Jason Weitzel winning the event. Notre Dame's Charles Astin won the high jump, while WVWC's Tavaris Anderson won the long jump.

The Bobcats also got a win in the shot put as Nick Moorhead finished first, and WLU's Ethan Delekta won the discus. Glenville State's Ryan Gregory won the decathlon. 

On the women's side, Wesleyan has amassed 188.50 points. Wheeling Jesuit sits second with 120 points and Charleston is third with 59 points.

Wesleyan had wins on Saturday from Sydney Pineault (3,000 meter steeplechase) and Lauren Cvechko (long jump).

Notre Dame's Danielle Stewart won the pole vault and Wheeling Jesuit's Hayley Campbell won the shot put and teammate Ashley Field won the discus. 

The MEC Track and Field Championships will conclude on Sunday. Day three events will start at 10 a.m.