CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The UNC Asheville track and field teams had some solid results on Saturday on the second and final day of the Charlotte 49er Classic at Irwin Belk Stadium.
Kassandra Pierre set a school record in the 400 meter hurdles on Friday. The record lasted just one day as she finished fourth in the event with a record-breaking time of 1:03.07, bettering Friday’s mark of 1:03.20.
Pierre competed in the 100 meters and on Friday, she had the second fastest time in school history with a time of 11.14 meters.
Another school record came from Meredith Ristic in the high jump. Her leap of 1.70 meters placed her in third place and broke her own mark.
Scarlett Beamon posted a time of 7:35.45 in the 2000 meters steeplechase and finished in fourth place against a strong field.
On the men’s side, Brent Schouler came in seventh in the 2000 steeplechase as he had a time of 6:32.05.
Skyler Winchester took fifth in the 3000 meters as he had a time of 8:41.29.
Both men’s and women’s 4x800 relay team posted impressive finishes and time
The UNC Asheville 4x800 relay team came in fourth place at a time of 8:01.59, while the women’s team took fifth at 9:42.56.
Patrick Osborne came in 15th in the 800 meters as he posted a time of 1:56.68.
Argia Gibson took 10th in the triple jump at 11.14 meters.
“We really had a good weekend,” stated Bulldog coach Jesse Norman. “Both teams went against some great competition but we held our own in a lot of different events. This was a great meet for us to compete in and should help us get ready for the rest of the season.”
The Bulldogs are back in action next weekend at N.C. State when they compete in the Raleigh Relays (March 28-29).