GAINESVILLE – Junior Evan Quinones bested his own school record with a time of 3:50.03 in the 1,500-meter run at the Florida Relays held Friday night at the Percy Beard Track on the University of Florida campus.
Quinones' time is a NCAA provisional qualifying time and tops his personal best time of 3:51.25 set last week at the University of North Florida Spring Break Invitational in Jacksonville. Quinones finished 30th at the Florida Relays, but was the only Division II runner in the 57 runners who completed the race.
While Quinones was in Gainesville, his teammates were competing in the Embry-Riddle Spikes Classic in Daytona Beach.
Florida Southern competed in four events and totaled four points to 11th out of 15 teams at the Embry-Riddle Spikes Classic. All four points came from Zach Hall who took fifth place in the debut run in the 10,000-meter race. Casey Brady also made his 10K debut, taking ninth place with a time of 34:14.96.
John Bryant came in 15th in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:09.51 as the lone Moccasin competitor in the event.
Florida Southern will compete next at the Sunshine State Invitational April 15 at Embry-Riddle in Daytona Beach.