Xavier Rutz takes fourth in 3000M to close action at Wake Forest Open
WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Xavier Rutz was UNC Greensboro’s top finisher of the afternoon with a fourth place finish in the men’s 3000 meter run as the UNCG track and field team concluded action at the Wake Forest Open on Saturday.
Rutz led a trio of Spartans in the men’s 3000 meter run and finished the event with a time of 8:39.71 to lead the UNCG participants. Freshman Robert Belcher was the next finisher with a time of 9:12.33 while Ryan Rodd and Ryan Solomon rounded out the field.
Ramon Jobson-Brown also tallied a Top 20 finish in the men’s long jump, posting a jump of 6.51 meters while Andrew Clyne placed 32nd in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:03.78.
The UNCG women had two runners in the 3000 meter run and were led by Tiffany Garber who tallied a 25th place finish with a time of 11:04.12 while teammate Caitlin Lenz took 44th place with a time of 12:23.47.
The Spartans will return to action March 28-29 at the Raleigh Relays.
MEN’S RESULTS: 1500M: 32. Andrew Clyne 4:03.78; 3000M: 4. Xavier Rutz, 8:39.71, 15. Robert Belcher, 9:12.33, 26. Ryan Rodd, 9:30.67, 38. Ryan Solomon 10:24.35, Lincoln Bennett, DNF, LONG JUMP: 20. Ramon Jobson-Brown, 6.51 m
WOMEN’S RESULTS: 3000M: 25. Tiffany Garber, 11:04.12, 44. Caitlin Lenz, 12:23.47.
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