Point taken: Iosue and Ginter win javelin at Lynchburg meet

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Jack Iosue and Kristyn Ginter each took first place in the javelin competition to highlight Juniata College finishers at the Dr. Jack Toms Open track and field meet, hosted Saturday by Lynchburg College. 

Iosue had the winning throw of 199-6 in the men’s competition, besting the second-place entry by nearly six feet.

Ginter checked in a 115-10 in the women’s javelin, edging the second-place finisher by nine inches. Jacquelyn Barnett was sixth in the women’s jav with a throw of 99-0.

In other field events results, Justin Clapper took fourth in the discus throw with a toss of 128-6. Nicholas Bauer was sixth in the triple jump with a mark of 40-7 ½, and was also seventh in the men’s long jump with a jump of 20-9. Justin Herr finished one place behind Bauer in the triple jump, with a seventh-place mark of 40-0 ½.

For the women, Angela Shaffer and Erika Brown tied for third in the high jump, each clearing the bar at 5-0 ½.  Chelsey Beaver was fifth in the shot put with a throw of 34-11 ¼.

On the track, Katrina Woods posted a time of 4:48.72 in the 1500m run to take first place, while Caroline Morgan was eighth in a time of 5:04.19. Woods turned in a time of 2:27.18 in the 800m, good enough for 10th overall. Shaffer was sixth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 16.06 seconds.

Ceth Parker paced the men’s team with a third place finish in the 1500m run with a time of 4:01.63.  Aaron McCoy collected a pair of top ten finishes, going fifth in the 100m dash with a time of 11.23, and placing eighth with his mark of 22.95 in the 200m dash.

Juniata will host its annual Juniata Invitational track and field meet next Saturday, March 24, at the Oller Track at Knox Stadium.

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