CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT TEAM PREVIEW

MEN

The Christopher Newport men’s track & field team is looking to capture its fourth straight Capital Athletic Conference Indoor Championship. Under the guidance of head coach Tyler Wingard, the Captains feature a deep collection of standouts entering the title meet. Kurt Waller boasts the conference’s top time in both the 200 and 400, while Clark Edwards has the best mark in the 800. Additionally, the squad’s top distance medley relay has the second-best clocking in the nation this season, and Samuel Johnson sits among the league leaders in both the shot put and weight throw.

WOMEN

The Christopher Newport women’s track & field team is looking to claim its fifth consecutive Capital Athletic Conference Indoor Championship. Led by head coach Tyler Wingard, the Captains include an impressive contingent of distance runners. Monica Lannen leads the CAC in both the 800 and mile, while Samantha Dickerson has the league’s fastest 5000 clocking. In other events, Hannah Bowden leads the conference in the 60-hurdles, Peyton Blanding is second in the pole vault, and Sarah Johnson ranks among the national leaders while sitting second in the league in the shot put.