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BREVARD COLLEGE SPORTS INFORMATION
Friday, April 17, 2009

TORNADOS BATTLE AT WCU INVITATIONAL

Cullowhee, N.C. - The Brevard College track & field team competed Friday at the WCU Invitational, hosted by Western Carolina University. Several Tornados performed well against a tough field highlighted by several NCAA Division I and NAIA opponents.

In the women's 800 meter run, Brevard's Chynna Shipp finished 14th of 20 runners, in a time of 2:56.01, Kristen Zerressen was 17th in 3:07.75, and Hannah Beck was 19th in 3:27.63.

In the women's 3000 meter steeplechase, Brittany Radenbaugh was 3rd in a time of 15:08.34.

In the women's long jump, Shipp was 13th with a leap of 3.70m.

In the men's 800 meters, Damon Martin was 13th of 23 with a run of 2:03.78.

In the men's 1500 meter run, Zach Hazen finished 16th in a time of 4:43.55, while Tiffen Tapia was a spot behind in 4:45.62.

In the men's 3000 meter stteplechase, Jon LaVelle was 8th in a time of 11:53.98, while Hazen placed 9th in 12:11.52.

The Tornados will compete Firday at the Division II Regional Meet.