GREENSBORO, N.C. - Guilford College's men's and women's track and field teams collected new high marks in school history, including two new school records, in Friday and Saturday's Aggie Invitational, hosted by North Carolina A&T. Guilford was the lone Division III among a field of Division I and II competitors.
Guilford's women posted two new school records, led by Alise Green's 200 meter dash time. She finished with a time of 27.51 seconds, shattering the previous school record by .87 seconds. Green ran the first leg of Guilford's 4x100 meter relay team along with A'lexus Newkirk, Jamie McCreary , and Kayla Scott as the Quakers came within .06 seconds of breaking a new school record in the race. The team finished with a time of 52.54 seconds.
Becca Benfield also broke a new record in the shot put by .33 meters with a mark of 10.94 meters. The record came on her second throw with her fourth throw of the competition, 10.70 meters, also rising above her own previous school record. Benfield collected a fifth-place finish, beating out Division I and II competitors.
Sommer Fanney posted a fifth-place finish in her section of the 800 meter run with a time of 2:31.53. The finish places her fifth in school history.
The Quakers now focus on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships, which begin next Friday and run through next Saturday at Washington and Lee University.