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Cole Warren Sets Furman Record in 400m & Earns Spot On SoCon All-Freshman Indoor T&F Team

Cole Warren
Cole Warren

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.. -- Rookie Cole Warren established a new school record in the 400m and earned a spot on the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team to lead the Furman indoor track and field teams in the final day of competition at the Southern Conference Championship Meet Sunday at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C.  Warren placed sixth in the event with a time of 50.30, breaking J.P. Bowles' time of 50.43, set in 2000.  

Senior Wilkerson Given recorded the Paladins' top finish of the day, taking third place in the mile with a time of 4:14.81.  Overall, Furman had four runners among the top-25 in the event, as junior James Perez finished seventh with a time of 4:17.11, and junior Jack Klecker claimed ninth place with a time of 4:23.09.  Junior Jackson Sinor recorded a time of 4:39.36 for 22nd place in the event.

Sophomore William Ivey scored for the Paladins in the 800m after placing fifth with a time of 1:55.39, and the Furman 4x400m relay team of senior Raul Rodriquez, Warren, freshman Brian Babbage, and junior Zach Duskin rounded out the Furman total with a time of 3:29.13 for fifth place.

In the 5,000m sophomore Jackson Morgan placed 13th with a time of 15:15.01, while junior Tyler Greathouse finished 21st at 15:38.02.

For the Paladin women's team, sophomore Sinead Haughey earned a seventh-place finish with a time of 17:38.00 in the 5,000m, followed by senior Emily Wirzba in 11th place with a 17:59.35 finish.  Junior Catherine Burton placed 15th in the event with a time of 18:13.40.  Sophomore Hannah Schilpp finished 17th in the mile after posting a time of 5:25.49.

Furman opens the outdoor season on March 23 when the Paladins compete at the High Point VertKlasse Meet in High Point, N.C. 

Men's Team Results – Final

1. Appalachian State     183.50

2. Samford                   179

3. Western Carolina       161.50

4. Davidson                  30

5. UNCG                       29

6. Chattanooga             27

6. The Citadel                27

8. Furman                     22

9. Wofford                    3


Women's Team Results – Final

1. Western Carolina       149

2. Appalachian State     143.50

3. Samford                   139

4. Elon                          81

5. Georgia Southern      70.50

6. The Citadel                21

7. College of Charleston            18

8. Chattanooga             13

9. UNCG                       9

10. Wofford                  8

11. Davidson                7

12. Furman                    4


Men's All-Freshman Team – Day 2 

400m Run

Cole Warren—Furman