Williamsburg, Va.—UMBC track and field finished the Colonial Relays on Saturday afternoon, earning a handful of top ten finishes. The men had a trio of field athletes lead the way, as the men finished seventh and the women 20th.
Thomas Johnson finished third in the triple jump with a jump of 14.70m (48'2.75") to lead the field athletes. Jacob Netschke and Chase DeWitt placed fourth and 16th respectively in the high jump and discus. Netschke finished with a jump of 2.04m (6'8.25") while DeWitt had a toss of 40.58m (133'2").
The women had a pair of top five relay finishes on Saturday. Mercedes Tillman, Amani Wallace, Kara Patrice, and Erin Patrice took fourth in the 4x100m relay with a time of 47.22. Wallace, Patrice and Patrice teamed up with Yinka Alabi to win bronze in the 4x200m relay with a time of 1:39.74.
UMBC will return to the track at the George Mason Spring Invitational next Saturday, April 8.