11 Runners Record Personal Bests at UCS Invitational

February 20, 2017 at 9:08 am

The USC Upstate indoor track and field teams competed at the UCS Invitational at the JDL Fast Track on Saturday in their final race before the ASUN Championships next week.

A total of 11 student-athletes recorded personal bests on Saturday.


  • Dorian Jones was the runner-up in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:55.92. Jones’ time is a personal best and is third on the USC Upstate all-time list in the event.
  • Jaquille Mosley earned a 10th place finish in the weight throw with a personal best mark of 13.02 meters.
  • Alex Love, Abraham Hernandez and Ereck Lewis finished with personal best times in the 3,000-meter run.
  • Theodore Kountourogiannis recorded a personal best time in the mile run.
  • Essence Jackson finished in eighth place in the 800-meter run.
  • Kalyn Brown was fifth in the shot put.
  • Storm-Alexis Gandy, Ruby Lewis and Alicia Chavez each finished with personal bests in the 3,000-meter run.
  • Kelsey Warren and Ashton Dilley both recorded personal bests in the mile run.

Upstate Women’s Results

800-meter Run

  1. Essence Jackson – 2:20.18

Shot Put

  1. Kayln Brown – 12.72 meters

Upstate Men’s Results

800-meter Run

  1. Dorian Jones – 1:55.92

Mile Run

  1. Dorian Jones – 4:23.32

Weight Throw

  1. Jaquille Mosley – 13.02 meters

Up Next

  • The Spartans will compete at the ASUN Indoor Championships at the JDL Fast Track on Thursday and Friday.