Select Georgia Crew Competes At War Eagle Invitational
Sophomore Charlie Sparks captured the steeplechase title over the weekend at the War Eagle Invitational.


Sophomore Charlie Sparks captured the steeplechase title over the weekend at the War Eagle Invitational.
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April 22, 2012

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AUBURN, Ala. --- While a majority of Georgia's track and field team members rested over the weekend, a select crew traveled to Auburn, Ala., for the War Eagle Invitational on Saturday.

Sophomore Stella Christoforou had a season-best time of 4:36.40 to win the 1500-meter run as freshman Sarah Perry earned runner-up honors with a 4:43.19.

Fellow sophomore Charlie Sparks tallied his third collegiate victory in the steeplechase with a time of 9:28.94.  Behind Sparks was senior Nick Long, who took second with a mark of 9:38.89.  Also of note, freshman Brendan Hoban ran his first steeplechase at Georgia and took fourth (9:42.70).

The Lady Bulldogs went 3-4 in the steeplechase.  Sophomore Savannah Kirk finished third after completing her laps in 11:08.16 while freshman Erika Ramsey had a personal-best time of 11:10.61.

In the men's 1500, junior Danny Neff was the second collegiate finisher (third overall) with a time of 3:57.54.

Freshman Justin Scott-Wesley, who was making his debut for the Bulldogs after focusing on spring football, finished 15th in the 100 prelims after clocking a time of 10.79.

Georgia returns to action at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 26-28.  A group of Bulldog throwers will also make the trip to San Diego for the Triton Invitational over the weekend.

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