Wood and Carter Compete in 800-Meter Run at Nationals

La Crosse, Wis. – Two Knights competed Friday at the NCAA Championships.

Sophomore Keira Wood (Lake Ronkonkoma/Sachem North) and senior Chris Carter (Grand Island/Grand Island) ran in the 800-meter run preliminaries.

In the women’s race, Wood recorded the 12th-fastest time in the preliminaries, finishing in 2:12.52 (six-hundredths shy of Geneseo's school record). She missed a spot in Saturday’s nine-runner final by less than a second.

Carter posted a time of 1:55.53 in his heat to close out his season.

Competition concludes Saturday.