Thompson, Wyatt named All-SoCon as Spartans wrap up 2009 SoCon Championships
STATESBORO, GA – TJ Wyatt and Joey Thompson were both named All-SoCon on day two as UNC Greensboro wrapped up competition at the 2009 Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Sunday afternoon.
Wyatt finished second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:54.95. He nearly claimed the championship in the event, but was just .13 seconds out of first place.
Thompson was also a runner up, as he finished second in the 1,500 meters. His time of 3:52.27 broke the previous school record that he set earlier this year by over two and a half seconds. He also earned all-freshman honors in that event for his efforts.
Tiffany Garber led the women as she finished seventh in the 5,000 meters. Her time of 18:39.31 was the second-best time this season for the team.
The 4x400 meter relay team turned in a time of 4:19.99 on Sunday, which was the fourth-best time in school history.
800m finals: 2. TJ Wyatt, 1:54.95; 8. Andy Clyne, 2:00.71
1500m: 2. Joey Thompson, 3:52.27; 14. Lincoln Bennett, 4:10.19
5000m: 11. AJ Savoia, 15:48.18; 18. Joey Thompson, 16:20.00; 23. Jermaine Coore, 17:40.59
4x400 relay: 6. UNC Greensboro, 3:28.73
1500m: 8. Sherrika Jordan, 4:51.11; 17. Michelle Chewens, 5:04.11
5000m: 7. Tiffany Garber, 18:39.31; 18. Sherrika Jordan, 19:19.35; 20. Jenna Paley, 19:26.07; 23. Mary Rutz, 19:38.60; 28. Caitlin Lenz, 20:06.56
4x400 relay: 10. UNC Greensboro, 4:19.99
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