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Women's Track and Field to Host Jenna Strong Invitational

Women's Track and Field to Host Jenna Strong Invitational

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Story by Samantha Williams

WILMINGTON, Ohio- The Wilmington College women's outdoor track and field team will host the Jenna Strong Invitational on Saturday, April 7. This meet honors fallen teammate Jenna Parlette who collapsed while in the lead of a cross country race her junior year (2013). All teams, participants, and spectators are invited to wear purple in memory and honor of Jenna and to promote Epilepsy awareness.

About Jenna Strong: This meet honors fallen teammate Jenna Parlette who collapsed while in the lead of a cross country race her junior year (2013). All teams, participants, and spectators are invited to wear purple in memory and honor of Jenna and to promote Epilepsy awareness.

The Schedule: Field events are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. and track events at 1 p.m.

The Coach: Ron Combs enters his 17th season as the head coach of Wilmington's men's and women's track and field teams. Combs has been named Coach of the Year, twice by the Heartland Athletic Conference, and once by the OAC. In 2002, he led the men's indoor team to a sixth-place finish at NCAA DIII Championships.

WC Student-Athletes to Watch: Throwing duo Lauren Stacy and Kayli Sullivan have been leading the team throughout the season. Lisa Bailey has found success in the long jump and plays an integral role on the team's relays. Emma Burke leads the team on the track, specifically in the hurdling events.

Social Media: Wilmington athletics is represented on Facebook (Wilmington College Athletics), Twitter (@DubCQuakers) and Instagram (@DubCQuakers). Follow all the happenings of Wilmington College on social media by using the hashtag "#WeAreDubC".

Up Next: Wilmington heads to the All-Ohio Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday, April 14.