TIFFIN, Ohio - There was no score kept for the Dragon Grand Prix, but there were still many noteworthy performances for the Britons. Facing some of the best Division II and Division III talent, the women Brits were able to place two women in the top 8 finishers of the 60m dash. Alexis McGinley (4th) and Layla Wilks (6th) were the top finishers. Two other sprinters who placed well were Chalara Sutton and Cianna Brown. Sutton finished 6th in the 400m dash. Her time of 1:03.61 was a personal best and put her #9 on the Albion College all-time list. Brown was the only event winner for the Britons with a winning jump of 10.60m (34' 9.5") in the triple jump. This jumps ranks as #4 all-time in Albion College women's Track & Field history. Brown also ran a personal best time (8.25) in the 60m dash. This also earned her a top 10 ranking (#7) on the Albion College all-time list.
In the distance events, Kenna Childress continued her strong first year. She placed 8th in the mile run with a time of 5:33.64. This time is a personal best and the 10th best time in school history.
ShaQouria Thompson was another strong performer in the field. ShaQouria continued her impressive season tossing the weight, with a toss of 15.84m (51' 11.75") and a 3rd place finish.
Both of the Briton relays competed well. The Distance Medley Relay (DMR) and the 4x400m relay each finished 2nd. The DMR (McCulloch, Tuttle, Holt, Revenaugh) ran a time of 13:33.22, #2 in school history. The 4x400 also finished the 2nd. It was a team of Kinser, Sutton, Dubois, Brown).
Next weekend the Britons travel to Grand Rapids to compete at Aquinas College and Grand Valley State.
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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 teams 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 firstname.lastname@example.org