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Paladins Claim Five Top-10 Finishes In First Day Of Hilton Garden Invitational

Ann Sisson
Ann Sisson

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The Furman indoor track and field teams claimed five top-10 finishes Friday at the Hilton Garden Invitational at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C.   

Sophomores Matt Lange and Lee Shearer posted top-10 finishes in the 5,000m to lead the Paladin men's team.  Lange, who placed sixth, recorded a time of 15:08.32, while Shearer notched an eighth-place finish at 15:25.51.

The Paladin women's distance medley relay team of sophomore Ann Sisson, freshman Becca Cooley, sophomore Maddie Wolfe, and rookie Jacquelyn Crow turned in a time of 12:29.70 for second place, while the Furman distance medley relay team comprised of sophomores Phoebe Ferguson, Abi Short, Elly Gay, and McKenzie Woolley took sixth place with a time of 13:01.65.

Sophomore Anna McBride finished ninth with a time of 9:57.51 in the 3,000m, while freshman Emma Mashburn placed 17th with a time of 10:18.10 in the event.  Sophomore Grace Tinkey tallied a time of 10:18.24 to place 19th.

The meet will conclude on Saturday.  The women's 60m dash semifinals will begin at 9:30 a.m.  The final event of the meet, the men's 4x400m relay, is set to commence at 4:45 p.m.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information

Hilton Garden Invitational -  Furman Results



83rd Carson Priest 7.61



74th Ian Richardson 2:08.90

70th Hayden Cox 2:04.98



6th Matt Lange 15:08.32

8th Lee Shearer 15:25.51




71st Chrissy Reinemund 8.55



68th Shannon Smith 1:04.55

71st Shauna Owen 1:04.70



33rd Becca Cooley 2:22.69

39th Ann Sisson 2:23.67

53rd Maddie Wolfe 2:27.71



9th Anna McBride 10:18.24

17th Emma Mashburn 9:57.51

19th Grace Tinkey 10:18.10

27th Bryce Seymour 10:31.44


Distance Medley Relay

2nd Sisson, Cooley, 12:29.70

Wolfe, Crow

6th Ferguson, Short, 13:01.67

Gay, Woolley