Year One DASGS keep hold of SVGCC track and field title
Year One Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies (DASGS) remained champions of the 2018 QuickCashâCorp National Lotteries Authority SVG Community Collegeâtrack and field championships, when the finals took place last Friday at the Arnos Vale Playing Field.
âYear One DASGS amassedâ304 points, Year Two DASGS were second, on 224 points.
âPlacing third were the Division of Teacher Education, which compiledâ131 points.â
âShantel Williams ofâYear Two DASGS coppedâthe female champion award.
âWilliamsâ 42 points put her ahead of her teammate Darria Matthias, who scored 30 points.
âTaking the male champion award was Najima Burgin ofâYear Two DASGS, who tallied 23 points, while Yonick Murray, ofâYear One DASGS, placed secondâwithâ20 points.â
âTwelve records, six in the Female Division and six in the Male Division, were established at last Fridayâs meet.
âIn the Female Division, Darria Matthias eclipsed the old 200m mark of 25.34 seconds with a time of 25.33 seconds. Matthias also set a new 60m record, with a time of 7.79 seconds. The previous record stood at 7.90 seconds.
Tamara Woodleyâs time of 59.49 seconds in the 400m bettered the previous 1:03.93.44.
Woodley also smashed the 800m record, which she lowered from 2:37.31, to 2:36.38.
âShantel Williamsâ effort of 4.78m in the long jump reset the 4.75m set in 2016.
And, in the high jump, Angel Woodsâ 1.40m, bettered the previous best of 1.30m.â
Meanwhile, in the Male Division, Yonick Murray broke the 200m and 400m records, by clocking 22.17 seconds and 49.85 seconds, respectively.
Murray eclipsed the previous marks of 22.53 and 50.66.
Also, Lemus Christopher upped the high jump record to 1.90m, from the 1.85m.
Adding his name to the list of record-breakers was Tarique Compton, who stretched the distance in the shot put from 11.52m to 12.56m.
The two relay records were also reset.
Year One DASGS set a new time of 3:33.57 in the 4x400m. Before, the record stood at 3:36.24.
And, Year Two DASGS sped to 44.34 seconds in the 4 x100m, faster than the 45.02 seconds that stood as the record for the event.