Track & Field smash more records at Lenoir-Rhyne
April 20, 2013
Hickory, NC-The Salem College track & field team continued to break school records at the Southeast Championships hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne. The Spirits were not scored since it was a NCAA DII Championship meet. Stephanie Verdi (High Point, NC) crushed her own school record in the 5000 meter run by close to 50 seconds. Verdi finished in 4th in the race with a time of 19:34.97.
Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) won the 400 hurdle race with a school record of 1:07.01. Heather Huffman (Winston-Salem, NC) broke the longest-standing record on the track team in the 400 meter run. She finished in 9th in the race in 1:04.30. Natali Olveda (Salinas, CA) beat the school record in the 1500 meter run by one second. She finished in 13th in 5:27.95.
Huffman finished in 7th in the 100 meter run in 13.10. Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) finished in 2nd in the javelin throw with a throw of 33.83 meters in the finals. Victoria Chaffers (Deltona, FL) finished in 12th in the 800 meter race.
The Spirits return to the track next weekend at the Radford Invitational.