Track and Field Wrap Up Events At High Point VertKlasse Meet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG women’s and men’s outdoor track and field team participated in the annual High Point VertKlasse Meet this weekend at Dick Vert Stadium.
Senior Kelly Montague (Garner, N.C./West Johnston) led the way at High Point, posting two personal records on the weekend. Montague finished 10th overall in the 1,500-meter distance with a top time of 4:46.65, while also turning in a personal-best time in the 800-meter distance at 2:23.26, finishing 21st overall.
Senior Shannon Hall (Waldorf, Md./North Point) also set a new personal-best time in the 1,500-meter distance, placing 12th overall with a time of 4:47.86. Hall also finished seventh overall in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.48. Sophomore Katherine Link (Avon Lake, Ohio/Avon Lake) added a personal-best time of 4:48.31 in the 1,500-meter race to finish 14th overall. Classmate Katlyn Ayers (Strasburg, Va./Strasburg) rounded out the Spartans finishing in the top 20 on the weekend, placing 19th in the 1,500-meter distance with a time of 4:53.30.
Senior Tyron Alston (Mebane, N.C./Eastern Alamance) was the Spartans’ top finisher at the VertKlasse Meet, placing third overall in the 800-meter distance with a time of 1:56.44. Freshman Jonathan Hodge (Kannapolis, N.C./A.L. Brown) placed 18th in the race with a time of 1:59.49.
In the 1,500-meter distance, Alston finished 18th overall with a time of 4:01.53 to lead UNCG. Junior Dylan Belles (Denver, N.C./East Lincoln) turned in a personal-best time of 4:02.07 in the 1,500-meter distance to place 21st overall.
UNCG returns to the track at the Joe Hilton Invitational April 11-12 in Chapel Hill, the final tune-up before the Southern Conference Championships in Spartanburg April 28
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