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Barker Takes Second In 3,000m At Tiger Paw Invitational

Barker Takes Second In 3,000m At Tiger Paw Invitational

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Senior Erin Barker placed second with a time of 9:59.82 in the 3,000m to lead the Furman indoor track and field teams Saturday in the final day of the Tiger Paw Invitational in Clemson, S.C.  

Senior Lee Gilmer paced the Furman men's team, placing fourth in the 800m after posting a time of 1:55.27.  Two Paladins placed among the top-10 in the men's 3,000m, as sophomore Jack Klecker took fifth place with a time of 8:50.34, and senior Chris Caldwell finished sixth after turning in a time of 9:01.88.  

Both Paladin DMR teams finished in the top-10.  The men's team of junior Wilkerson Given, junior Raul Rodriquez, sophomore Tyler Greathouse, and senior Jay Miller placed third with a time of 10:20.30, and the women's team of sophomore Catherine Burton, senior Erin McChristian, freshman Hannah Schilpp, and senior Brooke Mosteller took eighth place with a time of 12:55.39.

The Paladins will compete at the Southern Conference Championships in Birmingham, Ala., February 23-24.

 

Tiger Paw Invitational - Day 2 Furman Results

Men

200m

49th Raul Rodriquez 23.74

66th Carson Priest 25.55

67th Brian Toney 25.96

 

800m

4th Lee Gilmer 1:55.27

 

3,000m

5th Jack Klecker 8:50.34

6th Chris Caldwell 9:01.88

23rd Devin Tupper 9:44.99

 

DMR

3rd Given, Rodriquez, 10:20.30

Greathouse, Miller

 

Shot Put

25th Scott DesMarais 12.59m

 

Women

200m

64th Alexa Wilton 28.50

 

800m

37th Emily Zizzi 2:30.41

 

3,000m

2nd Erin Barker 9:59.82

15th Julia Means 10:51.61

 

DMR

8th Burton, McChristian, 12:55.39

Schilpp, Mosteller

 

Triple Jump

23rd Danielle Ebzery 9.83m

 

Shot Put

34th Gretchen Gabrielson 9.42m