Trio of Personal Records Set on Day One at Tyson Invitational


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Feb. 14, 2014

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By Nate Blythe
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The UCF track and field team began the Tyson Invitational on Friday at the Randal Tyson Track Complex. A school record was set by senior Erica Winston in the 800m run with a time of 2:08.50, topping her personal-best by two seconds.

The Knights saw success in the 60m dash with sophomores Briana Vaughn and Christal Peterson advancing to the semi-finals. Peterson set a personal record of 7.51 in her second race of the day, while Vaughn ran 7.42 to qualify for the finals, where she finished seventh.

In the mile run, junior Amelia Williams notched a personal-best with a 5:04.61 to eclipse the season-high mark for UCF.

Season-highs in the 400m dash were set by senior Afia Charles and junior Sandy Jean. Senior Ne'Ausha Logan, who ran a personal-best last year at the Tyson Invitational, recorded a season-high of 2:11.24 in the 800m run.

UCF continues the two-day meet on Saturday at noon with Romain competing in the shot put. The running events begin at 1 p.m. with freshman J'Nea Bellamy, junior Kirsten Nieuwendam, Peterson and Vaughn competing in the 200 meters.

60 Dash
Prelim
13. Briana Vaughn - 7.47q
20. Christal Peterson - 7.54q
26. J'Nea Bellamy - 7.59
42. Kirsten Nieuwendam - 7.69

Semi-Finals
6. Briana Vaughn - 7.42q
12. Christal Peterson - 7.51

Finals
7. Briana Vaughn - 7.44

400 Dash
Final
19. Afia Charles - 54.61
44. Sandy Jean - 56.43

800 Run
Final
2. Erica Winston - 2:08.50
19. Caroline Pauls - 2:15.10

Championship
15. Ne'Ausha Logan - 2:11.24

Mile Run
Final
16. Amelia Williams - 5:04.61

5000 Run
Final
9. Holly Wolley - 18:45.72

Weight Throw
Final
10. Destinee Romain - 17.40m
16. Kalen Hambrick - 16.54m

 

 

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