Track & Field set six records at Wofford
April 08, 2013
Wofford, SC-The Salem College track & field team set six new school records this past weekend at the Wofford Invitational. Victoria Chaffers (Deltona, FL) was the member of three different relays that set school marks. The team finished in 13th of 25 programs.
Heather Huffman (Winston-Salem, NC) crushed her existing 100 meter record with a 13.01 second race. Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) also crushed her own javelin record with a throw of 34.82 meters. She finished in 3rd-place overall out of 26 competitors in the event. Elizabeth Penley (Newport, NC) broke her own shot put record with a throw of 7.97 meters.
The 4X400 meter relay consisting of Chaffers, Cristi Magracia (Lemon Grove, CA), Michelle Lawler (Gibsonville, NC), and Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) beat the existing school record by 7 seconds with a time of 4:36.55. The distance medley set the school record in a time of 14:32.33 with a team of Magracia, Chaffers, Hubbard, and Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA). The last school record was in the sprint medley, which finished in 3rd-place. That relays had a team of Huffman, Ferguson, Lawler, and Chaffers and ran 4:48.23.
The Spirits will return to the track this weekend at the Furman Blue Shoes Invitational.