CLEMSON, S.C. -- Furman senior Wilkerson Given won the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 9:15.79 to lead the Furman track and field team at the Bob Pollock Spring Invitational in Clemson on Friday. Given defeated opponents from Clemson, Alabama-Huntsville, Western Carolina, and Augusta State in the race, claiming first by more than 20 seconds.
In the 800m, sophomore William Ivey placed ninth after notching a time of 1:54.04, while junior James Perez clinched 11th place after finishing the race in 1:54.25.
Select members of the Paladin teams will compete at the Virginia Challenge Meet in Charlottesville, Va., May 10-11.
1st Wilkerson Given 9:15.79
9th William Ivey 1:54.04
11th James Perez 1:54.25