North Greenville wraps up 2017 at Conference Carolinas Championships

North Greenville wraps up 2017 at Conference Carolinas Championships
Sunday, April 30, 2017
North Greenville wraps up 2017 at Conference Carolinas Championships

Central, S.C. – North Greenville men’s and women’s track & field wrapped up the 2017 season on Saturday afternoon at the Conference Carolinas championships hosted by Southern Wesleyan University.

Tevin Richardson reeled in a Conference Carolinas championship for the Crusaders in the men’s 400-meter with a time of 47.33 which doubles as an NCAA provisional qualifying time. The time set three new records including a school record, a personal record, and set a new standard for conference best. Richardson also finished 3rd in the men’s 200-meter.

Shakinah Wilder can also label herself a conference champion after her work in the women’s triple jump. Wilder hit a mark of 11.82-meters which is also an NCAA provisional mark. It was also a personal best for her as well as a school record. Wilder doubled up on events, turning in a fourth-place finish in the women’s long jump as well.

NGU also got a pair of third place finishes out of McKayla Keitt in the 400-meter and the team of Keitt, Lilli Haines, Shelby Wright, and Emily Beisecker in the women’s 4x4 relay. Keitt finished with a school record 57.67 in the 400-meter which was a new school and personal best for her.

Beisecker also turned in a solid performance in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:05.30 which is a school and personal best. Jordan Walters was 7th in the men’s 400-meter with a personal best time of 49.01.