College Indoor Track and Field Results—Guilford Men and Women Break School Records at Kent Taylor Invitational

Posted by Press Release on February 17, 2013 at 7:44 am under College | Comments are off for this article

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—Guilford College Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field improved on many school and season records at the Kent Taylor Invitational, hosted by the University of North Carolina. Guilford was the lone Division III entrant in a field of Division I participants.

Chad Norton (4:22.42) broke the school record in the mile run by 2.65 seconds. Teammate Andris Goncarovs (4:22.51), came across the finish line neck and neck with Norton, missing the school record by just .09 seconds. David Cason’s (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth) time of 4:27.76 was good for fifth in school history, but eclipsed the previous season high.

Joshua Farrar (Greensboro, N.C./Northwest Guilford) ran a season-best 52.68 seconds in the 400 meter run, .57 seconds from the school record.

Matthew McKeown (Winston-Salem, N.C./Boiling Springs (S.C.)) set the season best in the 800 meter run at 2:04.72.

C.J. Green (7.30 seconds) narrowly missed his own season-best time in the 60 meter dash by .02 seconds.

Guilford’s women’s 4×400 meter relay team of Emily Cash, Rachel Flint, Pasangi Perera, and Jasmine O’Neill (4:40.59) broke the school-best mark by 3.6 seconds.

O’Neill also broke a record of her own in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:34.90. The mark was 1.11 seconds better than her own record set two weekends ago.

Jennifer Thomas (8.84 seconds) just missed her own school record in the 60 meter dash by .04 seconds. Thomas (30.89 seconds) also just missed her own school record in the 200 meter dash by .84 seconds.

Rachel Flint (1:09.92) missed the season-best mark in the 400 meter run by just 1.04 seconds and the school record by 1.21 seconds.

The Quakers now prepare for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships to be held this Friday, February 22nd at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.


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