The men’s 4x400 relay team made its way into the history books on Friday as the North Carolina track and field team competed in the two-day JDL DMR Invitational over the weekend in Winston Salem, N.C.
North Carolina competed in just one event on Friday, but it was arguably the team's most impressive showing on the weekend. In the men’s 4x400 distance medley relay, the team's time of 9:50.06 was the fifth-fastest in UNC history.
In the men’s mile run on Saturday, the Tar Heels nabbed six of the top 10 spots. Senior Luke Peterson led the way, as he finished second with a time of 4:15.82. In third place was first-year Michael Spragley with a time of 4:18.27, followed by junior Jake McEneaney and sophomore Ryan Combs in fourth and fifth.
First-year Dalton McGlamery finished with a time of 4:23.81 and earned eighth place. Rounding out heat one was junior Andrew Brooks, who finished ninth with a time of 4:24.07.