FENTRESS, N.C. – Guilford College’s men finished fourth with 101 points while the women finished fifth with 114 points in the Division III field of the Hagan-Stone Classic. The race featured schools from all NCAA divisions as well as junior colleges and club teams.
Pasangi Perera ran the seventh-fastest five kilometer time in program history, earning a 12th place finish. Perera’s time of 21:03.52 was just .05 second behind 11th place and 3.8 seconds short of a top-ten finish. Her finish was just .62 seconds behind the sixth-fastest time in program history and 3.57 seconds from entering the top-five marks.
Naomi Madaras finished in 22nd place among Divison III runners with a time of 21:54.56. Sommer Fanney finished just behind Madaras in 23rd place with a time of 21:57.45.
Trent Evans (29:11.20) led the Quakers in the 8 kilometer race with a 17th place finish in the Division III field. Evans was 7.4 seconds away from 16th place and another .2 seconds away from entering the top 15 Division III runners.
Nick Reynolds finished one spot behind Evans in 18th place with a time of 29:31.40. Reynolds held off his nearest competition by 2.5 seconds.
Guilford returns to action Saturday, November 1st, hosting the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship meet on the Guilford College campus.