College Indoor Track and Field Results – Goncarovs Wins 5,000 Meter Run, Guilford Men Finish 6th, Women 8th in ODAC Championships
LYNCHBURG, Va.—Andris Goncarovs won the men’s 5,000 meter run as Guilford College Men’s Indoor Track and Field placed sixth and the women placed eighth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship at the Tolsma Indoor Track Center in Lynchburg, Va. on the campus of Liberty University.
Goncarovs (15:07.49) set the season and school record in the 5,000 meter run, winning the race by 4.67 seconds and earning first team All-ODAC honors. Goncarovs also placed fourth in the mile run with a time of 4:33.82.
David Cason (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth) (8:50.87) placed third in the 3,000 meter run, the second best mark in school history and just 2.12 seconds off the school’s best mark. Teammate Chad Norton (8:57.21) crossed the finish line behind Cason, placing fourth.
C.J. Green reached the finals of the 60 meter dash with a preliminary time of 7.17 seconds, a season-best mark by .05 seconds. In the finals, Green improved on his season-best mark with a time of 7.14 seconds, finishing sixth.
Joshua Farrar (Greensboro, N.C./Northwest Guilford) placed sixth in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:02.13, setting the season-best mark by 2.59 seconds.
Jennifer Thomas (Randleman, N.C./Randleman) led the Guilford women, breaking her own school records in the 60 meter dash (8.54 seconds) and the 200 meter dash (29.16 seconds). Thomas broke her 60 meter dash record by .26 seconds while breaking her 200 meter dash record by .89 seconds.
Rebecca Reyna (Liberty, N.C./Southern Alamance) broke her own season-best time in the mile run with a time of 5:52.01, placing eighth. Reyna improved on her season-best mark by 3.43 seconds.
Rachel Flint (1:07.90) set the season-best mark in the 400 meter run by .98 seconds.
Emily Cash (12:39.44) improved on her season-best 3,000 meter run time by 28.25 seconds.
The Quakers turn their attention to the outdoor season, which begins March 15-16 when the Quakers compete at the Wake Forest Open in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Full results of the event can be found here: http://www.tfrrs.org/results/28574_1763003.html