Track finishes strong in ODAC

This past weekend, the Marlin men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the ODAC Championship meet in Roanoke, Virginia. The women’s team placed fourth, while the men’s team placed 7th. Marissa Coombs, as usual, was one of the best runners at the meet. With the performance she put on at the championship meet, she earned the Female Track Athlete of the Meet. She took first in the 800-meter dash, as well as taking first in the mile with an impressive time of 5.21.00. Also for the women’s team, sophomore Jayla Cross took home third while junior Kwonsha Washington took home fourth in the 400-meter. For the men, freshman Jordan Ard was the headlight for the Marlins. He earned third in the 60m dash and fifth in the 200m.

Corey King