CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. – Sophomore Tanner Hinkle set a new Paladin record in the 5,000m to lead the Furman men's track and field team Saturday at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va.
Hinkle, who placed ninth with a time of 14:09.61, broke the previous record of 14:25, set by David Branch in 1975, by more than 15 seconds.
Senior Tripp Hurt competed in the meet on Friday, placing seventh with a time of 8:47.76 in the 3,000m Steeplechase.
Furman will compete at the Southern Conference Championships in Birmingham, Ala., April 25-26.
Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information
Complete Furman Results
22nd William Ivey 3:47.52
43rd Nate Riech 3:52.90
9th Tanner Hinkle 14:09.61
7th Tripp Hurt 8:47.76