Track & Field finish in 9th at Lynchburg
March 16, 2013
Lynchburg, VA-The Salem College track team finished in 9th-place at the Jack M. Toms Open hosted by Lynchburg College today. Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) finished in 2nd in the 400 hurdles, and Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) finished in 3rd in the javelin throw to score points for the Spirits. The team broke six new Salem College records in the meet today.
Heather Huffman (Winston-Salem, NC) broke both of her own records in the 100 meter and 200 meter races. She finished in 14th in the 100 (13.34) and 13th in the 200 (27.65). Victoria Chaffers (Deltona, FL) smashed the 800 meter record and finished in 13th (2:39.54).
Stephanie Verdi (High Point, NC) broke her previous team record in the 5,000 meter by 16 seconds to finish in 10th (20:43.03). Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) set a new record in the 10,000 meter and finished in 13th overall (45:20.17). Hubbard smashed the school javelin record that she set two weeks ago with a throw of 34.25 meters.
The Spirits return to action next week as they travel to High Point University on the 23rd.