College Track & Field Results – Goncarovs, Norton Win Events in Day One of ODAC Championships

LEXINGTON, Va.—Andris Goncarovs and Chad Norton both won an event a piece in day one of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships. Guilford’s men finished the day in third place with 28 points. The Quaker women finished the day in sixth place with six points.

Goncarovs won the 10,000 meter run with a time of 32:25.63, the fourth fastest time in school history. Goncarovs earned his first All-ODAC first team honors with the victory.

Guilford’s men took 18 total points in the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Norton earned first team All-ODAC honors with a time of 9:23.57, the second fastest time in school history. David Cason (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth) took second team All-ODAC honors with a time of 9:36.64, earning his second career All-ODAC honors in the race.

Josh Farrar (Greensboro, N.C./Northwest Guilford) qualified for tomorrow’s 400 meter dash finals with a time of 51.07 seconds, placing third in the preliminary race.

C.J. Green took tenth in the 100 meter dash preliminaries with a time of 11.47 seconds.

Kash Alberts finished with Guilford’s best 200 meter time at 24.65 seconds.

Rebecca Reyna (Liberty, N.C./Southern Alamance) took the best finish on the day for Guilford’s women, placing third in the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 12:27.63, earning six points for the Quakers. Reyna’s time also breaks the school record by 3.8 seconds.

Jasmine O’Neill (Winston-Salem, N.C./Parkland) (1:06.21) broke the school’s record in the 400 meter dash by just .07 seconds. Rachel Flint (1:07.41) finished with the fourth best time in school history in the event.

Karima Jackson (McLeansville, N.C./Eastern Guilford) finished with the fifth best 100 meter time in school history with a time of 13.83 seconds. Jackson’s 100 meter time beat out teammate Jennifer Thomas (Randleman, N.C./Randleman) by just .01 seconds. Jackson (28.96 seconds) also finished with the second best 200 meter dash time in school history.

The Quakers finish out the ODAC Championships tomorrow at Washington and Lee University in day two of the two day event.