Monday, July 28, 2008

Track Eastern Carolina 2008 Junior Olympic Medalist

400 Meter Dash Bantam Girls 3rd place Sydney Jenkins of (Charlotte/Track Eastern Carolina) at 1:03.40.
200 Meters 1st place Fuquawn Greene of New Bern (N.C./Track Eastern Carolina), running in lane six, did not miss a step leading from the start and running 21.52 into a 1.5 meter per second wind for the win. Greene had set a personal best of 21.08 in the preliminaries. Track Eastern also had another finalist Chris Herring in 5th at 21.88.
800 Meters 1st place Anthony Hendrix of New Bern (N.C./Track Eastern Carolina), took over the race in the final stretch to go on and win at a time of 1:52.69.
110-Meter High Hurdles 1st place Booker Nunley of Garner (N.C./Track Eastern Carolina) had the best start and was clear of the field by the second hurdle and on his way to a 13.41. The USATF Junior Olympic Young Mens record is listed at 13.40, set in 1978 by Rodney Wilson (Bartrum, Philadelphia, Pa.), but that is actually a hand time. Nunley will get credit for breaking the meet record of 13.42, set by Terrance Trammell of Southwest Dekalb (Decatur, Ga.) in 1997. The race was run with a legal aiding wind of 1.4 meters per second. Nunley whose personal best is 13.40, was second in the World Junior championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
400-Meter Intermediate Hurdles 4th place Malcolm Nunley of (Garner, N.C./Track Eastern Carolina) at 55.14.
100 Meters 4th place Darryl Williams of White Oak (Jacksonville, N.C./Track Eastern Carolina) at 10.58.
4x100 Meter Relay Young Men
3rd place 13 Track Eastern Carolina 40.76
1) Christopher Herring 89 2) Darryl Williams 89
3) Demetrius David 90 4) Fuquan Greene 91
4x800 Meter Relay Young Women
7th place 13 Track Eastern Carolina 9:48.29
1) Brandy Swann 90 2) Allie Johnson 91
3) Ashley Ferrell 90 4) Ryanna Henderson 91
4x400 Meter Relay Young Men
13 Track Eastern Carolina
1) Christopher Herring 89 2) Fuquan Greene 91
3) Anthony Hendrix 90 4) Robett Horton 90
Congratulations to these and all of the Track Eastern Athletes for doing an Awesome Job all year long!


PAyscue said...

Great job Booker!! Looking forward to following your Gamecock career as well!!!

TraVon Banks said...

Hello my name is TraVon Banks..and i was wondering how would it be possible for me to run with Track Eastern Carolina.....I am based out of Rocky Mount and Knightdale NC...u can contack me at