Reid Sets UNCW Sprint Mark In Opener
Courtesy: UNCW Athletic Communications
FAIRFAX, Va. - Senior Meena Reid was one of five event winners for UNCW as she set a new school record in the 60 meters on Saturday in the indoor season opener at the Patriot Games.
Reid, who held the previous mark of 7.55 seconds, broke her own mark with a time of 7.48.
The Seahawks also received 10 finishes of third or better. Hailey Blackburn, a sophomore, took second in the 60 meters behind Reid. Junior Krista Mangum, meanwhile, added a second-place finish in the 60 meter hurdles. In the High Jump, freshman Emily Kimble and sophomore Jonell Taylor tied for third with a height of 5-3.
On the men's side, seniors Jeremy Johnson and Conor Brooks posted second-place finishes in the 60 and 500 meters, respectively. UNCW's 4x400 relay also finished second.
The Seahawks next head to State College, Pa., for the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup on Feb. 2.