Hansen breaks school record at UNCW Invitational
GREENSBORO, N.C. - TJ Wyatt set the fourth-fastest time in school history in the 800 meters to lead UNC Greensboro on day two of the UNCW Seahawk Invitational at the Greene Track and Field Complex.
For the women's team, Katie Hansen broke the school record in the 1,500 meters.
The men's team finished in fifth place at the meet, while the women came in eighth.
On the men's side, TJ Wyatt came in second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:54.81. His time was the fourth-fastest in school history.
Jermaine Coore came in third place in the 1,500 meters for the Spartans by running a 4:02.91.
Hansen finished in fifth place in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:44.48. Her time broke the previous school record set in 2006 by Jess Weber by half a second.
Sherrika Jordan also had a nice day for the women's team as she ran a 1:03.61 in the 400 meters, which was the third fastest time in school history. Kerry Hartman finished just behind her with a time of 1:04.69 for the fifth-fastest time in school history.
Shaina Sumney came in fourth place in the 800 meters with a time of 2:19.48 which was the third fastest time in school history.
800m: 2. TJ Wyatt, 1:54.81; 5. Taylor Hurst, 1:56.55; 6. Lamar Watkins, 1:56.61; 8. Joey Thompson, 1:57.85; 11. Taylor Day, 2:01.64; 26. Justin Ruppe, 2:12.69;
1,500m: 3. Jermaine Coore, 4:02.91; 4. Andy Clyne, 4:04.01; 6. Mike Koech, 4:06.44; 12. Ben Vasquez, 4:15.68; 13. AJ Savoia, 4:16.34; 14. Brian Carrington, 4:16.99
400m: 12. Sherrika Jordan, 1:03.61; 13. Kerry Hartman, 1:04.69; 15. LaTrese Bristol, 1:10.95
800m: 4. Shaina Sumney, 2:19.48; 13. Michelle Chewens, 2:25.41; 19. Anna Grimes, 2:31.32; 22. Jade Farlow, 2:35.63
1,500m: 5. Katie Hansen, 4:44.48; 17. Tiffany Garber, 5:04.36; 19. Chelsea Sumney, 5:06.85; 21. Jenna Paley, 5:09.57; 30. Kaitlin Lenz, 5:31.38; 33. Chelsea Willette, 5:50.84