Taylor Ties School Record on Day One of Carolina Relays
March 21, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – NC State redshirt junior Tremanisha Taylor tied her school record throw of 53.36 meters (175’1”) in the women’s discus on day one of the Carolina Relays at the Irwin Belk Track at Fetzer Field, highlighting one of five top-three finishes for the Wolfpack track and field team.
Taylor, who set the women’s discus record in 2012, hit the record-tying mark on her sixth and final throw of the evening. The two-time All-American also holds the NC State school record in the shot put.
SeQuoia Watkins finished second behind Taylor in the women’s discus, heaving a throw of 48.68m, while Nicole Chavis placed sixth with her effort of 45.22m. Alyssa Dunn came in at ninth place with her toss of 39.17m. In the women’s shot put, Taylor finished in third place with a throw of 14.56m while Dunn landed in seventh place at 12.55m.
In the women’s 200m dash, the Wolfpack placed four sprinters in the top 16, led by freshman Paisley Simmons’ time of 24.11. Tatyana Glasgow (25.28) and Sharese Roberts (25.38), finished in 10th and 11th place, respectively, while Collen McGuire came in 16th (25.70).
On the men’s side, Jonathan Addison led the Pack in the 200m dash with a personal-best of 21.58. Will Krehnbrink (22.22), Cameron Cooper (22.78) and William Taylor-Haynes (22.87), finished in seventh, 13th and 15th place for the Wolfpack in the first outdoor meet for the trio of runners.
The meet will continue tomorrow at 10 a.m. with three separate high school events. The first collegiate event will begin at 11 a.m. with the men's hammer throw.