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Gear & Carnahan Go 1-2 In Mile To Lead Paladins At Vanderbilt Invitational

Savannah Carnahan & Krissy Gear - photo courtesy of Phil Ponder
Savannah Carnahan & Krissy Gear - photo courtesy of Phil Ponder

NASHVILLE, TENN. -- Furman sophomore Krissy Gear won the mile, while junior Savannah Carnahan placed second in the event to lead the Paladin indoor track and field team Saturday in the second day of the Vanderbilt Invitational in Nashville, Tenn.  

Gear recorded a time of 4:47.15 for the win, with Carnahan just a fraction of a second back at 4:47.16.  Junior Emma Grace Hurley finished sixth with a time of 4:56.60.

Sophomore Emma Kuntz scored a fourth-place finish in the 800m at 2:11.06, and Gear took 20th in the event with a time of 2:18.29.  In the 3,000m, junior Gabbi Jennings led the Paladins in 11th place at 9:54.69.

On the men's side, Furman placed four runners among the top 16 in the 3,000m.  Senior Frank Lara led the Paladins in fifth place at 8:17.68, and rookie Cameron Ponder took eighth place with a time of 8:20.73.  Junior Jake Ogden finished 12th (8:27.02), and sophomore Daniel Bernal was 16th (8:32.14).

Junior Mason Coppi recorded a 16th place finish with a time of 4:16.35 in the mile, and junior Madison Daniel was 19th with a time of 1:56.25 in the 800m.

The Paladins will compete at the Camel City Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C., on February 1-2.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information


Vanderbilt Invitational -  Furman Results


60m Dash

41st Nate Kyei-Donkor 7.18

60th Chad Word 7.59



54th Peter Johnson 57.52



19th Madison Daniel 1:56.25



16th Mason Coppi 4:17.35

30th Ryan Adams 4:31.51



5th Frank Lara 8:17.68

8th Cameron Ponder 8:20.73

12th Jake Ogden 8:27.02

16th Daniel Bernal 8:32.14



19th Moore, Johnson, 3:41.68

Daniel, Hattier





4th Emma Kuntz 2:11.06

20th Krissy Gear 2:18.29

40th Sammy Trone 2:37.08



1st Krissy Gear 4:47.15

2nd Savannah Carnahan 4:47.16

6th Emma Grace Hurley 4:56.60



11th Gabbi Jennings 9:54.69

24th Emily Lane 10:15.40

37th Reilly Caldwell 10:26.34



12th Hurley, Gear, 4:04.49

Kuntz, Trone