The North Carolina track and field teams competed at the Gamecock Inaugural this past weekend in Columbia, S.C. Junior Daniel McArthur led the way by breaking a program record in the shot put.
On Friday in the women’s high jump, North Carolina’s Mary Nebrich, a first-year, tied for fourth with a jump of 4-feet, 11.75 inches. In the men’s open pole vault, senior Drew Pedersen earned first place with a 15-foot-5-inch vault.
In the men’s 60-meter dash, redshirt junior Joey Souza placed 41st with a time of 7.22 seconds. In the men’s 400-meter dash, Joshua Mukoro, a sophomore, finished ninth with a time of 50.30 seconds. In the women’s 300-meter dash, senior Kristin Hall placed sixth with 41.65 seconds. Sophomore Ryan Saint-Germain finished third in the men’s 300-meter dash with 33.68 seconds
In the men’s 200-meter dash, Mukoro finished 20th with a time of 22.57 seconds. In the women’s 200-meter dash, Hall finished ninth with 25.82 seconds. In the women’s 60-meter dash, sophomore Anna Keefer, who qualified for the event on Friday, finished third with a time of 7.55 seconds. In the men’s 200-meter dash invite, sophomore Dontavian Smith placed sixth with 21.61 seconds.