Rutz breaks own record in 3,000 to lead UNCG on Day 2 of 49er Clasic
CHARLOTTE, NC – Xavier Rutz broke his own school record in the 3,000 meters on his way to a third place finish to highlight UNC Greensboro’s second day at the 49er Classic track and field meet on Saturday.
Rutz, a junior from Cary, NC, crossed the line in 8:38.42, trimming 12 one-hundredths of a second off of the record he set in the same meet last year.
Highlighting the women’s action on Saturday, Jess Weber finished 18th in the 3,000 meters in a time 11:04.28.
UNCG returns to action next weekend at the Wake Forest Open.
Men’s Results (UNCG only)
800 meters: 52. T.J. Wyatt 2:04.97, 54. Tim Kwak 2:05.79; 3,000 meters: 3. Xavier Rutz 8:38.42, 22. Josh Wyatt 9:02.42, 56. Lincoln Bennett 10:00.22; 3,000-meter steeplechase: 10. Ryan Rodd 9:59.64, 17. Justin Ruppe 10:56.37.
Women’s Results (UNCG only)
3,000 meters: 18. Jess Weber 11:04.26; 3,000-meter steeplechase: 6. Carly Magin 12:35.60
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