WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Sophomore Emma Kuntz won the 800m to lead the Furman track and field teams in the JDL DMR Invitational Saturday at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Kuntz posted a time of 2:08.32 for the victory, setting a new personal best in the event. She was followed by sophomore Krissy Gear in second place at 2:11.04.
On the men's side, the Paladins placed two runners in the top seven in the 3,000m. Junior Mason Coppi finished third with a time of 8:38.49, and sophomore Trenton Mandato claimed seventh place at 8:36.32. In the 800m, junior Madison Daniel recorded a seventh place finish with a time of 1:58.40, and senior Chad Word took eighth place in the long jump with a mark of 6.37 (20-10.75).
Furman will compete at the Southern Conference Championships Feb. 23-24 in Lexington, Va.
Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information
JDL DMR Invitational - Complete Furman Results
20th Chad Word 7.45
7th Madison Daniel 1:58.40
26th Peter Johnson 2:07.94
3rd Mason Coppi 8:28.49
7th Trent Mandato 8:36.32
8th Chad Word 6.37 20-10.75
22nd Carlen Baren 1:04.97
1st Emma Kuntz 2:08.32
2nd Krissy Gear 2:11.04