Crusaders Take Top Spots At Furman
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Greenville, SC – The North Greenville University Track and Field teams traveled down the road to nearby Furman University to compete in the Blue Shoes Track Invitational on Saturday.

Freshman Devin Wannamaker continued his tear during the outdoor season, taking home first place in the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.75, beating out the likes of fellow South Region opponents Limestone, Brevard and Belmont Abbey.

Wannamaker also took home first place in the 100 meter hurdles with a school-record time of 15.02, while also setting a school-record in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 56.02 and a third place finish. Sophomore Ahmad Nesbit also broke a school-record with a third place finish and a time of 14:50.31 in the 5000 meter run.

Freshman Terry Davis took home a first place finish in the triple jump with a distance of 45' 8", while fellow freshman Antonio Hipps finished third in the event with a distance of 43' 10". Davis also finished third overall in the long jump with a distance of 20' 8.5" as sophomore Kreig Lowe won the men's shot put with a throw of 48' 4.5" and second in the hammer throw with a throw of 128' 8".

Women’s freshman runner Monae Boyles set a school-record in the 5000 meter run with a time of 19:11.32 and a 10th place finish, while the 4x100 relay team finished fourth overall and the 4x400 relay team recorded a third place finish.

Junior Shiobhan Fraser cleared a height of 5’ 1” for a first place finish in the women’s high jump, while sophomore Ambria Shaw set a new school-record in the 400 meter dash with a time of 59.24 and a fifth place finish.

The Crusaders will have a few weeks to prepare for their next race in the Conference Carolinas Championships on April 25 in Banner Elk, NC.