Men's 4x400 Relay Finishes Seventh at Final Day of NCAA Championships
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Men's 4x400 Relay Finishes Seventh at Final Day of NCAA Championships

DES MOINES, IOWA  -- The George Mason men's 4x400m relay wrapped up competition at the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field championships on the campus of Drake University with a seventh-place finish.

The team of senior Nick Vaughn, junior George Empty, senior Ja-Vell Bullard and junior David Verburg crossed the finish line in a time of 3:03.93 to finish in seventh place. The University of Florida won the event with a time of 3:00.02, and was followed by USC (3:00.64) and LSU (3:01.21) in the top three.

The relay concludes its strong season after capturing a CAA title while finishing second at the IC4A and NCAA East Regional Championships. It recorded its best time of the season on Thursday, 3:02.94, after finishing second in the third of three heats to automatically advance them to today's finals.

Mason concluded its season with a strong showing at the National Championships, as the relay was joined by a fourth-place finish from Verburg in the 400m dash, a ninth-place finish by Lavell Handy in the long jump and the women's 4x400m relay finishing 18th.

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