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Given Records Personal Record In Steeplechase At Virginia Challenge

Wilkerson Given
Wilkerson Given

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. -- Furman senior Wilkerson Given placed fourth in the 3,000m steeplechase with a personal-record time of 8:59.05 to lead the Furman track and field teams at the Virginia Challenge Meet in Charlottesville on Saturday.   

In the 800m, sophomore William Ivey finished 18th after recording a time of 1:54.10, while junior James Perez notched a personal-best time of 3:51.51 for 35th-place in the 1500m.  Senior Scott Des Marais competed in the discus event, taking sixth place with a mark of 44.53 (146-01).

For the Paladins women's team, sophomore Sinead Haughey placed fifth in the 10,000m, crossing the line in 36:51.95.


Furman Results



5th Sinead Haughey 36:51.95




18th William Ivey 1:54.10



35th James Perez 3:51.51


3000m Steeplechase

4th Wilkerson Given 8:59.05



6th Scott Des Marais 44.53 (146-01)