RALEIGH, NC – UNC Greensboro’s relay teams once again shined for the Spartans, as they both broke school records during the second day of the Raleigh Relays on Saturday.
The women’s 4x800 meter team ran a time of 9:39.38, which was just over 45 seconds faster than the previous school record that was set in 1999.
The men’s 4x800 meter team broke the previous school record by 21 seconds after completing the event in a time of 7:39.29.
Laura Bocko’s time of 12:15.09 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase was the second fastest time in school history.
The Spartans will return to competition next weekend as they make the short trip to Durham, NC for the Duke Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
1500m Section II: 24. Lincoln Bennett, 4:06.03; 49. Ryan Rodd, 4:19.29; 54. Brian Carrington, 4:24.65
3000m Steeplechase: 15. Bobby Belcher, 10:38.09
4x800m: 11. UNC Greensboro, 7:39.29
1500m Section II: 45. Emily Vasquez, 5:01.64; 61. Courtney Fawcett, 5:12.52; 65. Jenna Paley, 5:16.51; 67. Mary Rutz, 5:20.29; 68. Chelsea Willette, 5:21.86; 71. Caitlin Lenz, 5:26.24
3000m Steeplechase: 10. Laura Bocko, 12:15.09
4x800m: 19. UNC Greensboro, 9:39.38