In its last regular-season meet of the season, the North Carolina track and field teams performed well and racked up a number of notable individual performances.
During the last regular season meet of the year, the Tar Heels came ready to compete. Both the men and the women performed exceptionally, setting personal records and picking up victories in many different events.
Senior Brandon Reddick had a lifetime best performance in the 200 meters with a time of 21.10, finishing third overall. Reddick was also part of the men’s 4x100 relay that marked the fastest time for UNC in this event since 1996 at 40.09. Their time is the fifth fastest in school history and ranks third in the ACC so far this season.
Alex Milligan also set a lifetime best in the 1,500 meters. The redshirt first-year ran a 3:44.69 to win the event for the second time this season.
During her first ever race in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, junior Morgan Ilse had the sixth best time in the ACC this season, winning the event with a time of 10:29.65.
Senior Cierra Dunston also performed well, running a 54.09 in the 400-meter event to claim her second win in the event this season. Dunston was also a part of the winning women’s 4x400 relay that ran a season-best 3:39.75.
Who stood out?
Sophomore Brianna Duncan had a stand-out performance on Saturday, breaking the 1994 school record set by Marion Jones in the wind-legal 100-meter event. Duncan ran 11.27, beating Jones’ record of 11.40 and set the facility record at Lannigan Field as well.