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Josh Brickell Sets Furman 5,000m Indoor Record At Vanderbilt Invitational

Josh Brickell
Josh Brickell

KNOXVILLE, TENN. -- Sophomore Josh Brickell set a new Furman record in the 5,000m to lead the Paladin indoor track and field team Friday at the Vanderbilt Invitational in Knoxville, Tenn.  Brickell placed second with a time of 14:27.02, breaking the former record of 14:29.18, set last season by Tanner Hinkle

Rookies Aaron Templeton and Frank Lara also competed in the 5,000m, placing 3rd and 4th, respectively.  Templeton turned in a time of 14:29.98 in the event, while Lara crossed the line in 14:37.87.  The Paladin men's distance medley relay team of sophomores Nate Riech and Brock Baker, freshman Austin Sprague, and senior William Ivey took third place with a time of 10:11.62.

Sophomore Laura Miller placed ninth with a time of 17:17.84 in the 5,000m to lead the Furman women's team on Friday.  Freshman Emma Mashburn finished 14th at 17:36.90, while sophomore Bryce Seymour took 18th place with a time of 18:19.14.

The meet will conclude on Saturday.  The women's mile run will begin at 10:30 a.m.  The final event of the meet, the men's 4x400m relay, is set to commence at 5:30 p.m.

 

Vanderbilt Invitational -  Furman Results

Men

5,000m

2nd Josh Brickell 14:27.02

3rd Aaron Templeton 14:29.98

4th Frank Lara 14:37.87

 

Distance Medley Relay

3rd Riech, Sprague, 10:11.62

Ivey, Baker

 

Women

5,000m

9th Laura Miller 17:17.84

14th Emma Mashburn 17:36.90

18th Bryce Seymour 18:19.14

 

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information