Lenoir-Rhyne Track And Field Puts On Strong Showing At The Duke Invitational
April 9, 2011
Junior Kate Griewisch wins the 5,000-meter run for the Bears
Lenoir-Rhyne junior Kate Griewisch won the 5,000-meter run with a school-record time of 17:01 at the Duke Invitational this past weekend at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C.
Durham, N.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams had several standout performances this past weekend at the Duke Invitational at Wallace Wade Stadium.
Junior Kate Griewisch (Banner Elk, N.C.) won the 5,000-meter run with a time school-record time of 17:01 while junior Jakob Maidens (Lebanon, Va.) ran a 4:05 to finish second in the 1,500-meter developmental run, also a new L-R mark.
Junior Amanda Barnes (Chelmsford, Mass.) placed 10th overall in the 10,000-meter run (40:12) and sophomore Caleb Kingery (Roanoke, Va.) finished in 11th place in the 400-meter developmental dash (50.10 seconds).
Freshman Mike Ryan (Sewickley, Pa.) set a new school mark in the 10,000-meter run when he finished in 15th place with a 33:38.
The men's squad also had a good showing in the 800-meter developmental run with Maidens and Kingery finishing 10th and 11th, respectively, with a time of 1:58.
The men's 400-meter relay squad also had a top-10 showing with an eighth-place finish (43.28 seconds).
In the field events, sophomore Artis Gilmore (Asheville, N.C.) placed 11th in the men's triple jump (13.88 meters).
Lenoir-Rhyne returns to the track next Friday when it competes in the Appalachian Open in Boone, N.C. L-R hosts the Southeast Regional Championship on the weekend of April 22 and 23 at the Irwin Belk Track.