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Nathan wins USC’s first Spartan Court Race

23 Feb 2016

Nathan Hayes of Bongaree has become the inaugural men’s winner of the Spartan Court Race on day one of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s 2016 Orientation Week.

Nathan, who is enrolled in USC’s award-winning Tertiary Preparation Pathway program, completed the 410m course in quick time, leaving the rest of the field in his wake.

He finished ahead of Law student Matthew Stevenson, Business student Thomas Boyle and Nursing Science student Fergal Foley-Brown.

Sport and Exercise Science student Ebony Wilson claimed the medal for the fastest female after outpacing Nursing Science student Kristy Carruthers.

Watch the video of the 2016 Spartan Court Race.

Ebony and Nathan will have their names engraved on the perpetual Spartan Court Race trophy.

Thousands of students attended yesterday’s Orientation activities at USC and enjoyed plenty of fun activities, entertainment, food and study information sessions.

— Terry Walsh

Ebony Wilson and Nathan Hayes with the perpetual Spartan Court Race trophy.

Contact the USC media team

Name Position Email Phone
Terry Walsh Manager, Media and Messaging twalsh@usc.edu.au +61 7 5430 1160
Janelle Kirkland Media Relations Coordinator jkirklan@usc.edu.au +61 7 5459 4553
Clare McKay Media Relations Officer (Regional) cmckay@usc.edu.au +61 7 5456 5669

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