Fanney and Wright Set New Track Benchmarks in Newport News

Sommer Fanney '18 (Nate Phillips '19 Photo)
Sommer Fanney '18 (Nate Phillips '19 Photo)
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Guilford College indoor track and field teams competed on Sunday at the Vince Brown Invitational, hosted by Christopher Newport University.
 
Sommer Fanney set a new program record after posting a 5:27.86, breaking her own mark. She placed seventh of 33 competitors. Fanney also recorded the sixth fastest GC 800-meter clocking. Her time of 2:34.47 was 17th of 44 runners.
 
Cheyenne Wright broke the Quaker benchmark in the 200M. She was 19th of 52 competitors after running a 28.91 time. Wright also posted the second-best Quaker time in the 400M (1:06.98). Of the 31 runners, she was 15th.
 
The Quakers next compete at the UCS Invitational. The meet is at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem on Friday (2/15).