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    Hill Repeats in Husky Classic 3K
     
    Freshman Brian Davis
    Freshman Brian Davis
     

    Feb. 9, 2013

    Tyson Invite Full Results
    VT Elite Full Results
    Husky Classic Full Results

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Highlighted by redshirt senior Ryan Hill’s victory in the men’s invitational 3,000-meter run at the Husky Classic for the second year in a row, the NC State track & field team concluded competition in Seattle, Wash., the Virginia Tech Elite Meet in Blacksburg Va., and the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday afternoon.

    Hill, who set the track record in 7:43.08 just one year ago, didn’t need to match or break that mark to win Saturday’s 3K race, as he paced the field with a 7:49.20 time. The Hickory, N.C., native and five-time track All-American won the event by more than one second and picked up his second victory of the season, after he won the men’s invitational 5K at the Hoosier Open on Dec. 7.

    In Fayetteville, at the University of Arkansas, senior Kris Kornegay-Gober finished fourth in the men’s invitational high jump with a 7’ 1.50” leap, while junior Elizabeth Shuman took third in the women’s invitational high jump with a 5’ 9.75” hop over the bar.

    Senior Karimah Shepherd took fourth place in the women’s invitational triple jump, and tied her personal-best of 42’ 4.25” which she recorded at the Hokie Invitational on Jan. 26. The mark is also the second-longest in school history in the event.

    At Virginia Tech, freshman Brian Davis picked up his first-collegiate victory in the men’s 400-meter dash with a time of 48.62, leading a trio of Wolfpack sprinters who placed among the top five finishers in the event. Austin Jackson raced to a fourth-place finish in 49.06 and Daniel Fretz took fifth overall at 49.26. Their respective times also marked personal bests in the event this season.

    NC State will return to action next Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16, when it competes at the Virginia Tech Challenge and at North Carolina.

    VT Elite Meet
    Day Two Results
    Feb. 9, 2013

    Men’s 400-meter dash
    1. Brian Davis 48.62
    4. Austin Jackson 49.06
    5. Daniel Fretz 49.26
    11. Dorian Crawford 50.25

    Women’s 400-meter dash
    6. Sharese Roberts 57.37
    13. Colleen McGuire 58.19
    14. Denae Ford 58.58

    Tyson Invitational
    Day Two Results
    Feb. 9, 2013

    Men’s Shot Put
    21. Jule Rich 51’ 7.25” (15.73m)

    Men’s High Jump (Invitational)
    4. Kris Kornegay-Gober 7’ 1.50” (2.17m)

    Men’s High Jump
    15. Jonathan Addison 6’ 4.25” (1.94m)

    Women’s Shot Put
    9. Tremanisha Taylor 49’ 4.50” (15.05m)
    21. SeQuoia Watkins 42’ 7.50” (12.99m)

    Women’s 200-meter dash
    43. Ariah Graham 24.68

    Women’s High Jump (Invitational)
    3. Lacey Shuman 5’ 9.75” (1.77m)

    Women’s Triple Jump (Invitational)
    4. Karimah Shepherd 42’ 4.25” (12.91m)
    10. Jazueline Daniels 40’ 1.25” (12.22m)

    Husky Classic
    Day Two Results
    Feb. 9, 2013

    Men’s 3000-meter run
    34. Sonnenfeldt, Matt 8:13.22

    Men’s 3000-meter run (Invitational)
    1. Hill, Ryan 7:49.20

    Women’s 800-meter run (Invitational)
    12. Iyevbele, Kenyetta 2:07.55

    Women’s 3000-meter run
    8. George, Samantha 9:38.81

    Women’s 3000-meter run (Invitational)
    18. Cozzarelli, Andie 9:19.73
    30. Thompson, Joanna 9:33.98
    40. Norman, Samantha 10:09.84


     

     

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