LYNCHBURG, Va. – Kayla Wilhelm (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) set a new school record mark of 28.95m in the javelin as the WildCats competed in the first day of the Dr. Jack M. Toms Invite hosted by Lynchburg College on Friday afternoon.
Wilhelm cemented her place in the school record books as the junior defeated the previous school standard of 25.69m, which was set by Alexis Calloway in 2016. Wilhelm also posted a mark of 28.79m in the discus event and a 31.96m mark in the hammer throw. Teammate Teliya Stevenson (Hedgesville, W.Va./Hedgesville) also competed in the hammer throw, tossing a mark of 29.21m.
Meghan Chaffins (Temperanceville, Va./Holly Grove Christian) rounded out the field events for Randolph, jumping a height of 1.43m in the high jump.
Marisa Quarti (North Reading, Mass./North Reading) was the lone runner for the WildCats as the senior posted a time of 16.64 seconds in the 100 meter hurdles, good enough for seventh-place overall.
The WildCats will return tomorrow for the second and final day of the Dr. Jack M. Toms Invite.