Burchell sets collegiate record in 60-meter dash

Kayla Montgomery

Alabama track and field athlete Remona Burchell set a collegiate record for the women’s 60-meter dash while winning the event at the SEC Championship on Saturday. Burchell clocked a time of 7.08 seconds on the event, edging the previous record of 7.09. Her time is the second-fastest 60-meter dash in the world this season, trailing a 7.05 by Murielle Ahoure of The Ivory Coast.