March 11, 2013

W&L's Myers Named ODAC Athlete of the Week

FOREST, Va. – Washington and Lee junior Dillon Myers (Foxborough, Mass./Foxborough) was named the ODAC Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the week ending March 10, as announced by the league on Monday.

Myers competed in five events at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational on Saturday, seeing competition against mostly Division I and II teams. It was his first competition in almost two months. Myers took fifth in the javelin with a personal-best throw of 50.39 and also claimed seventh in the long jump with a mark of 6.38m. In the high jump, Myers finished fourth at 1.83m. On the track, he placed 17th in the 200m with a time of 23.26 and came in seventh in the 400m at 51.06. 

The men's track and field team is back in action on Saturday, when it competes at the Lynchburg Open, set to begin at 9:30 am.

 

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