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Willian Ivey Wins 800m To Lead Paladins At Tiger Paw Invitational

William Ivey
William Ivey

CLEMSON, S.C. – Sophomore William Ivey won the 800m with a time of 1:56.05 to lead the Furman indoor track and field teams at the Tiger Paw Invitational this weekend at the Clemson Indoor Track in Clemson, S.C.  The Paladin men had six individuals and one relay team rake in top-15 finishes, while the Furman women's team placed both relay teams among the top 13.

In the men's 800m, senior Wilkerson Given finished fourth with a time of 4:13.60, while junior James Perez placed tenth in the event after posting a time of 4:16.58.  Junior Tyler Greathouse took seventh place with a time of 15:40.66 in the 5,000m, and junior Jack Klecker finished 11th with a time of 8:43.73 in the 3,000m. 

In the field events, senior Scott Des Marais recorded a throw of 13.54 (44-5.025) in the shot put, capturing 14th place.  The Paladin Distance Medley Relay team of Klecker, freshman Cole Warren, Ivey, and Given finished second with a time of 10:13.18.

For the Paladin women, the Distance Medley Relay team of senior Emily Wirzba, junior Alexa Wilton, junior Catherine Burton, and sophomore Sinead Haughey claimed fourth place with a time of 12:19.90, while the Paladin 4x400m relay team of senior Misha Holmes, freshman Ellie Daniel, Wilton, and sophomore Rachel Gilbert placed 13th after recording a time of 4:06.66.

In the individual events, Haughey placed 17th with a time of 5:09.29 in the mile, and junior Kacie Schoen notched a time of 10:46.40 for 17th in the 3,000m to pace the Paladins.

Furman will compete at the Southern Conference Championship meet Feb. 23-24 in Winston-Salem, N.C.



Tiger Paw Invitational

Complete Furman Results



25th         Cole Warren                 23.03          

50th         Raul Rodriquez            23.82



46th         Zach Duskin                  51.79



1st           William Ivey                  1:56.05

44th         Ian Richardson            2:03.48

49th         Devin Tupper               2:05.02



4th           Wilkerson Given         4:13.60

10th         James Perez                 4:16.58

29th         Jack Morgan                 4:24.40



11th         Jack Klecker                  8:43.73

25th         Bradley Gossett          8:59.38

35th         Jack Miller                     9:07.99



7th           Tyler Greathouse       15:40.66



18th         Rodriquez, Babbage,      3:27.92

                Warren, Duskin



2nd          Klecker, Warren,        10:13.18

                Ivey, Given


Shot Put

14th         Scott Des Marais        13.54 (44-5.025)




66th         Chrissy Reinemund   8.69



54th         Rachel Gilbert              27.72

59th         Alexa Wilton                28.02          



54th         Ellie Daniel                    1:03.83

69th         Lauren Moscioni         1:07.99



35th         Emily Zizzi                      2:27.26

37th         Hannah Schilpp           2:28.06

41st         McKenzie Woolley    2:28.40



17th         Sinead Haughey         5:09.29

23rd        Catherine Burton       5:11.66

27th         Emily Wirzba                5:13.25



17th         Kacie Schoen               10:46.40



13th         Holmes, Daniel,          4:06.66

                Wilton, Gilbert           



4th           Wirzba, Wilton,           12:19.90

                Burton, Haughey