Goncarovs Has Guilford's Top Showing on First Day of VertKlasse Meeting

Andris Goncarovs '14
Andris Goncarovs '14

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Andris Goncarovs' sixth-place finish in the 10,000-meter race highlighted Guilford College's performance on Friday's opening day of the VertKlasse Meeting at High Point University. He placed sixth among 15 runners with a time of 33 minutes, 47.58 seconds.

Friday's competition consisted mostly for throws and distances events. Spring and jumps are on the docket for the Meeting's second day, Saturday (4/5) at High Point's Vert Stadium.

Guilford senior Chad Norton ran in the 3,000 meters and placed seventh among 18 runners with the best NCAA Division III time in the field (9:51.09).

Guilford's Ben Berenfield competed in the shot put where he placed 25th with a mark of 9.83 meters. She was 23rd in the javelin, tops among three Quakers' contestants, with a throw of 35.02 meters.

Coach Danny Cash's team concludes competition at Vert Stadium Saturday at High Point University.