Women's Outdoor Track and Field Southern Conference

Seven SoCon student-athletes head to NCAA outdoor meet

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Seven Southern Conference student-athletes will compete at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which take place Wednesday through Saturday in Austin, Texas.

Furman sends a contingent of five runners to the national meet. The Paladins’ Ryan Adams, Krissy Gear, Gabbi Jennings, Frank Lara and Aaron Templeton will be joined by Samford’s Karisa Nelson, who won an indoor NCAA title in the mile in 2017, and Wofford’s Hannah Steelman.

Furman’s Templeton and Wofford’s Steelman will both pull double duty after qualifying in two events each. Templeton will compete in the 10,000-meter final on Wednesday and the 5,000-meter final on Friday. Steelman will run in the 3,000-meter steeplechase semifinals on Thursday and the 5,000 meters on Saturday.

5:16 p.m. Men's 1,500-meter run semifinals – Ryan Adams (Furman)
10:08 p.m. Men's 10,000-meter run final – Frank Lara (Furman), Aaron Templeton (Furman)

7:16 p.m. Women’s 1,500-meter run semifinals – Karisa Nelson (Samford)
8:32 p.m. Women's 3,000-meter steeplechase semifinals – Hannah Steelman (Wofford), Gabbi Jennings (Furman), Krissy Gear (Furman)

8:41 p.m. Men's 1,500-meter run final
9:25 p.m. Men's 5,000-meter run final – Aaron Templeton (Furman)

5:41 p.m. Women's 1,500-meter run final
6:54 p.m. Women's 3,000-meter steeplechase final
7:25 p.m. Women’s 5,000-meter run final – Hannah Steelman (Wofford)