Albion wins relay events at Wittenberg

Albion wins relay events at Wittenberg

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Alexis McGinley finished second in the 100-meter dash and the long jump and she ran on the winning 4x100 meter relay to help the Albion College women's track & field team to a second place finish in an invitational meet at Wittenberg University.

Cianna Brown, McGinley, Chalara Sutton and Layla Wilks finished the relay in 49.10 seconds.

Albion also finished first in the 4x400 relay with Lauren McDowell, Allison Butler, Emily Kinser and Brown finishing in 4:29.75.

Taylor Anhalt recorded Albion's other first place performance on the track, winning the 5,000 meters.

In the field events, ShaQuoria Thompson was the winner of the discus throw and she finished second to teammate Jessica Johnson in the shot put.

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Joe and Julie Serra have given a $5 million leadership gift to launch a fundraising initiative to make two dreams a reality at Albion College. The first is a newly expanded fitness and student activity facility at the site of the current Dow Recreation and Wellness Center. The second is a new or renovated competition facility for the volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball that currently call Kresge Gymnasium home.

The College is continuing to raise funds in support of both projects. To learn more, call 517/629-0446 or email