ECU was paced by a team effort in its second outdoor meet of the year
Kayla Padgett wins weight throw with school record mark of 20.03 meters
The Pirates won four events at UNC's Kent Taylor Invitational
Tynita Butts wins the women's high jump, sets facility record
2012-13 Track & Field: Participated in the men's indoor 60-meter dash and 200-meter dash...Recorded a qualifying time of 7.00 in the 60-meter dash preliminaries at the SPIRE Invitational...Came back and placed eighth in the finals with a time of 7.00...Notched a qualifying time of 7.03 in the 60-meter preliminaries at the Kent Taylor Invitational...Recorded a career-best time of 6.95 for a third-place finish in the 60-meter finals...Matched his personal-record time of 6.95 at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 60-meter dash for a 10th-place finish in the preliminaries...Finished in the top 15 at the SPIRE Invitational with a time of 22.20 in the 200-meter dash...Placed 11th in the C-USA Indoor Championships 200-meter dash with a career-best time of 22.03 in the preliminaries...Also a member of the ECU Football team...Competed in the outdoor 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and 4x100-meter relay...Notched a career-best time of 10.78 at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter dash for a ninth place finish...Recorded a career-best time of 21.69 in the 200-meter dash at the C-USA Outdoor Championships to place 11th in the prelims...Ran anchor for three separate 4x100-meter relay teams...Was part of a 4x100-meter relay squad that won the Mountains vs. Beaches meet with a time of 40.74...Ran anchor for the 4x100-meter relay team that placed second at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 40.56.
High School: Prepped at Mount Tabor High School where he enjoyed an illustrious track career, winning state titles in the 100 meters, 200 meters and long jump, while earning a Nike Outdoor National Championship in the 100 meters with a time of 10.43...A four-year varsity starter at tailback on the Mount Tabor football team.
Personal: Born Jefferson Hunter Furr on March 31, 1991...Son of Jeff and Deb Furr...Majoring in communications...Earned a selection to ECU's Honor Roll (3.0 grade point average or higher) for classroom work during the spring semester of 2012... Wears football jersey No. 40 (UNC and ECU) in honor of Pat Tillman...Hobbies include playing golf, hunting and fishing...Credits his father Jeff as having the biggest impact on his life.