Glenville, W.Va. – West Virginia Wesleyan captured the inaugural Mountain East Conference Track and Field Championship held at Glenville State College.
WVWC totaled 290 points to claim the title. Wheeling Jesuit was runner-up with 228 points, followed by Concord (96), Notre Dame (54), Charleston (51), Glenville State (40) and West Liberty (28).
Glenville State’s Megan Ruddlesden claimed the MVP honors at the championship. She won the long jump and the triple jump, finished third in the 100 meters and fifth in the 200 meters. Ruddlesden was also named the MEC Field Athlete of the Year.
Notre Dame College’s Devon Blackwell was voted as the MEC Field Athlete of the Year. Blackwell won the discus and the hammer throw at the 2014 championships.
NDC’s John Lundy also claimed a top honor as he was voted on as the MEC Track Athlete of the Year. Lundy doubled up with wins in the 100 and 200 meters, and anchored the team’s 4×100 and 4×400 MEC championship relays.
WVWC’s Jesse Skiles was voted as the league’s Coach of the Year.
Winners of events were named first team All-MEC, with runner-ups earning second team honors