Solomon sets new personal-best at Duke Twilight
DURHAM, N.C. - Ryan Solomon set a new personal-best times to lead UNC Greensboro on Sunday evening at the Duke Twilight.
Michelle Chewens and Tiffany Garber also set new personal-best times on the women's side.
On the men's side, Solomon shattered his previous-best time in the 5,000 meters. In the final event of the evening, he ran a 16:30.28 in the event, which set a new personal-best for him by 36 seconds.
Garber ran an 18:29.91 in the 5,000 meters to set a new personal-best in that event by almost three seconds. That time was also good enough for the third-best time in school history.
Chewens also had a nice day for the women's team as she set a new personal-best in the 1,500 meters by six seconds with her time of 4:56.36.
UNCG will return to the track next weekend as the Spartans compete in a pair of meets. They will run at the Georgia Tech Invitational on Friday and Saturday before competing at the Carolina Qualifier in the season finale.
800m: 15. TJ Wyatt, 1:56.92; 16. Lamar Watkins, 1:57.14; 20. Taylor Hurst, 1:58.20
1500m: 23. Joey Thompson, 4:18.28
5000m: 38. Ryan Solomon, 16:30.28
800m: 10. Michelle Chewens, 2:20.11
1500m: 24. Michelle Chewens, 4:56.36
5000m: 9. Tiffany Garber, 18:29.91
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