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Paladins Compete At Virginia Challenge And USC Open

Savannah Carnahan
Savannah Carnahan

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Furman outdoor track and field team competed at both the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., and at the USC Open in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday. 

Sophomore Ryan Adams placed sixth in the 1,500m with a time of 3:44.37 to lead the Furman men in Virginia, while senior Allie Buchalski turned in a seventh place finish at 4:21.78 in the women's 1,500m.  

Rookie Savannah Carnahan ran the women's 5,000m in 16:21.17 to place 13th, while senior Tanner Hinkle was 13th in the men's 5,000m with a time of 14:04.56, followed by junior Frank Lara in 14th at 14:05.15.

At the USC Open, the Paladins notched eight top-10 finishes.  Junior Becca Cooley was the runner-up in the 1,500m with a time of 4:41.34, and senior Maddie Wolfe placed seventh in the event at 4:48.53.  Freshman Sarah Wilson finished eighth with a time of 1:05.95 in the 400m hurdles.

Freshman Patrick McNamara posted a time of 9:05.47 for third place in the 3,000m, and junior Quintin McKinnish and freshman Thomas Moore placed fifth and eighth, respectively, with times of 4:08.38 and 4:15.08 in the 1,500m.  Sophomore Quandarius Weems recorded a time of 14.80, just off of the Paladin record, to take tenth place in the 110m high hurdles.

In the field events, sophomore Jaylan Reid recorded a mark of 15.97 (52-4.75) to finish third in the shot put.  

Furman will compete at the Wolfpack Last Chance meet in Raleigh, N.C., and at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday, May 5.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information


Virginia Challenge -  Furman Results



6th Ryan Adams 3:44.37

20th Troy Reeder 3:47.87



13th Tanner Hinkle 14:04.56

14th Frank Lara 14:05.15

19th Mason Coppi 14:10.60

39th Josh Brickell 14:38.25


3,000m Steeplechase

19th Lee Shearer 9:19.87




56th Riley Burr 2:15.21



7th Allie Buchalski 4:21.78

35th Jacquelyn Crow 4:29.03

66th Ann Sisson 4:45.64



13th Savannah Carnahan 16:21.17

40th Anna Hayden 17:10.15

42nd Jennifer Stephenson 17:18.11

43rd Grace Dwyer 17:19.29


USC Open - Furman Results


100m Dash

27th Quandarius Weems 11.41



15th Madison Daniel 2:00.12

20th Hayden Cox 2:04.07



5th Quintin McKinnish 4:08.38

8th Thomas Moore 4:15.08



3rd Patrick McNamara 9:05.47


110m High Hurdles

10th Quandarius Weems 14.80


Long Jump

12th Austin Chewning 5.89 19-4.00


Shot Put

3rd Jaylan Reid 15.97 52-4.75




2nd Becca Cooley 4:41.34

7th Maddie Wolfe 4:48.53


400m Intermediate Hurdles

8th Sarah Wilson 1:05.95