Paladins Establish Personal Bests In 3,000m At Camel City Elite Races

Savannah Carnahan competes in indoor track.
Savannah Carnahan

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.. -- Sophomore Savannah Carnahan and senior Aaron Templeton each established personal bests in the 3,000m Saturday at the 2018 Camel City Elite Races at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Carnahan, a native of Cumming, Ga., recorded a time of 9:11.99 which converts to 9:07.30, the seventh-best time in the NCAA so far this season.  This time is 10 seconds off her previous personal best of 9:17.89, which she recorded at the Vanderbilt Invitational last month in Nashville.  At Vanderbilt, she was the top collegiate finisher in the event in her first indoor track meet of the 2018 season, knocking almost 30 seconds off her previous personal best time.  

In the men's race, Templeton, who hails from Knoxville, Tenn., crossed the line in 8:07.40 which convertts to 8:01.80, which ranks 23rd in the NCAA this season.  His time is 16 seconds better than his previous best of 8:17.47 in the event. 

Furman will compete at the Iowa State Invitational in Ames, Iowa, and at the Samford Invitational in Birmingham, Ala., Feb. 9-10.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information

 

Camel City Invitational -  Furman Results

Men

3,000m

10th Aaron Templeton 8:07.40 8:01.80 converted time

 

Women

3,000m

5th Savannah Carnahan 9:11.99 9:07.30 converted time