Taylor Delaney fell just short of the podium in the 800 meters, taking fourth with a time of 2:14.17. It was part of a pair of top-five finishes on the day for Delaney.
Taylor Delaney fell just short of the podium in the 800 meters, taking fourth with a time of 2:14.17. It was part of a pair of top-five finishes on the day for Delaney.
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Track & Field Concludes Stay at Southern Conference Outdoor Championships

UNCGSpartans.com 05-12-2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Fighting off some less than ideal weather conditions Friday at the Samford Track Stadium, UNCG concluded action at the Southern Conference Outdoor Championships.

UNCG posted a pair of top-five finishes on the day, with Taylor Delaney (Hope Mills, N.C./South View) taking fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:14.17 and Jeffrey Beane (Asheboro, N.C./Asheboro) posting a 15.16 in the 110 meter hurdles for fifth.

Delaney's day wasn't done as she placed seventh in the 5,000 meters after crossing the finish line in 18:14.22. The Spartan men's 4x400 meter relay team registered a sixth place finish with a time of 3:33.21.

Alex Roy (Clayton, N.C./Clayton) completed the 1,500 meters in 4:09.66, earning a 13th-place finish, while William Sandin (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) timed in at 15:36.88 in the 5,000 meters for 18th.

UNCG's Katherine Link (Avon Lake, Ohio/Avon Lake) and Dakarai Shipp (Raleigh, N.C./Millbrook) will be the only two Spartans in action at UNCG's next meet, the Aggie Last Chance Meet, scheculed for Sunday on the campus of North Carolina A&T in Greensboro.

Men's 1,500 Meters

13. Alex Roy – 4:09.66

Men's 110 Meter Hurdles

5. Jeffrey Beane – 15.16

Women's 800 Meters

4. Taylor Delaney – 2:14.17

Women's 5,000 Meters

7. Taylor Delaney – 18:14.22

Men's 5,000 Meters

18. William Sandin – 15:36.88

Men's 4x400 Meter Relay

6. UNCG – 3:33.21

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