UTC Runners Set PR's at McCravy Track Meet

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Six University of Tennessee at Chattanooga runners set personal records (PRs) Saturday at the Rod McCravy Memorial Invitational hosted by the University of Kentucky at the Nutter Field House.

Senior Nathan Wanuch (Mississauga, Ontario) topped his PR in the men’s Mile Run with a time of 4:17.13 while junior John Gilpin (Nashville, Tenn.) also set a PR in the race posting a time of 4:26.50.

In the women’s 400m dash, junior Gabby Cader (Cleveland, Tenn.) topped her previous best with a time of 1:00.15 along with sophomore Ambria Reese (Memphis, Tenn.) posted a PR of 1:02.63.

In the women’s 800m sophomore Jessica Philpott (Manchester, Tenn.) recorded her PR of 2:22.41. In the men’s 800m freshman Marquis Carter (Memphis, Tenn.) bested his time from the Middle Tennessee Christmas Invitational in December with a time of 1:56.69. Fellow freshman Trevor Janssen (Jordan Station, Ontario) ran the 800m in a time of 1:55.94, just off the school record 1:52.26 set by Ryan Kendall in 2002.

Sophomore Amanda Sumner (Bristol, Conn.) placed 18th in the women’s 3000 meter Section 1&2 race with a time of 10:04.38 while sophomore transfer Rachel Greenwall (Bogart, Ga.) won the women’s Section 3 race with a time of 10:35.56. In the men’s 3000m Section 3 event, freshman Paul Stuart (Brentwood, Tenn.) placed fourth in his first outdoor meet with a time of 8:44.51 while classmate Matthew Marshall (Signal Mountain, Tenn.) was 14th with a time of 9:08.73.

There is no time to rest for the Mocs, however. Next Saturday UTC will travel to Murfreesboro, Tenn., for the MTSU Blue Raider Invitational at the Murphy Center.

Men

60m Hurdles

24. Iman Isang 8.79 7.87

400m Dash

39. Geoff Nelson 50.71 48.20

800m Run

16. Trevor Janssen 1:55.94 1:52.26

19. Marquis Carter 1:56.69 PR

38. Patrick O’Brien 2:01.00

Mile Run

14. Nathan Wanuch 4:17.13 PR 4:06.29

28. John Gilpin 4:26.50 PR

3000m Run

4. Paul Stuart 8:44.51 (section 3) 8:09.89

14. Matthew Marshall 9:08.73 (section 3)

4x400m Relay

17. Chattanooga 3:29.40 3:17.45

Women

400m Dash

39. Gabby Cader 1:00.15 PR 56.50

49. Ambria Reese 1:02.63 PR

800m Run

30. Jessica Philpott 2:22.41 PR 2:13.21

42. Rebecca Greenwall 2:26.34

Mile Run

14. Teghan Henderson 5:05.53 4:48.09

3000m Run

18. Amanda Sumner 10:04.38 (section 1&2) 9:31.75

1. Rachel Greenwall 10:35.56 (section 3)

4x400m Relay

20. Chattanooga 4:05.14 3:53.37


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