Ranicha Sargeant Sets 60M Record as Women's Track Opens Year

Carmen Curtis '21 (Photo by Sommer Fanney '18)
Carmen Curtis '21 (Photo by Sommer Fanney '18)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Ranicha Sargeant set a new Guilford College record in the 60-meter dash as the Quakers opened the track and field season on Sunday at the JDL Early Bird Duals held at the JDL Fast Track.

Sargeant, a freshman, clocked an 8.49 time which bettered the program mark on 8.50 set by Alise Green on Feb. 11, 2017. Sophomore teammate Carmen Curtis recorded the sixth-best time in program history after she posted an 8.62 mark in the same race.

Sophomore Marian Cooper ran the sixth fastest 3000M time (11:38.01). Cooper was 10th of 20 competitors in the event. Freshman Taylor Tremblay was the 17th in the 300M after recording a 12:36.

Sophomore Jamie Britt placed 35th in the long jump after posting a mark of 4.12 meters and was 33rd in the 200M dash (29.75). 

The Quakers return to action on January 11 at the ETSU Track and Field Invitational. The two-day meet takes place in Johnson City, Tennessee.