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    Junior Ryan Hill
    Junior Ryan Hill
     

    April 21, 2012

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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Junior All-America Ryan Hill grabbed his fifth career individual title on Saturday by winning the men’s 1,500-meter race at Virginia’s Lannigan Track on the final day of the ACC Outdoor Championships.

    It’s the third consecutive year that the Hickory, N.C., native has won an individual outdoor title at the conference meet. In his first two seasons, Hill took back-to-back titles in the 10,000 meters. This is his first title in the 1,500 meters.

    Hill’s five individual titles are the sixth most in school history, behind Danny Peebles (9), Bob Medlin and Mike Patton (7), Kevin Braunskill and Gus Young (6). Four others also have won five individual titles.

    Hill has also twice anchored the Wolfpack’s ACC-champion distance medley relay teams and won the 2011 ACC cross country title, giving him a combined total of eight league championships in his three years with the Pack.

    The Wolfpack also earned All-ACC honors in the men’s and women’s discus on Saturday, as senior Brittany Hampton of Monroe, N.C.,  took third in the women’s event and sophomore Nathaniel Williams of Newport, N.C., was second in the men’s. It was the first All-ACC honors for both.




    Women
    1. Clemson        185
    2. Virginia          100
    3. Florida State    75
    4. Virginia Tech    74
    4. Duke               74
    6. North Carolina   69
    7. Miami              61
    8. NC State              58
    9. Maryland          49
    10. Georgia Tech   32
    11. Boston College 26
    12. Wake Forest    14

    Men
    1. Virginia Tech     153.5
    2. Florida State      149
    3. Virginia              113
    4. North Carolina      94.5
    5. Clemson              78
    6. Duke                   59
    7. NC State                   58
    8. Maryland              31
    9. Wake Forest         28
    10. Georgia Tech       26
    11. Miami                 22
    12. Boston College      4


    The Wolfpack men finished seventh in the team race, while the women were eighth.

    Others who scored in Saturday’s final day of competition include senior Andie Cozzarelli in the 5,000 meters, sophomore Kenyetta Iyevbele and Tiayonna Blackmon in the women’s 800 meters, redshirt freshmen Tremanisha Taylor in the women’s discus, redshirt freshman Jule Rich and Grant Pearce in the men’s discus, junior Kris Kornegay-Gober in the men’s high jump, sophomore Lacey Shuman in the women’s high jump and senior Kwame Boatwright in the men’s triple jump.

    The men's 4 x 400-meter relay team of Daniel Fretz, Boatwright, Martin DeFrancesco and Kevin Permenter also scored by finishing sixth.

    Overall in the three-day event, the Wolfpack produced one champion and six All-ACC performers, listed below.

    Ryan Hill’s ACC titles
    Year       Venue                  Event/Distance
    2010       Outdoor              10,000m
    2011       Indoor                  3,000m
    2011       Indoor                  Distance medley relay
    2011       Outdoor               10,000m
    2011       Cross Country         8,000m
    2012       Indoor                   3,000m
    2012       Indoor                  Distance medley relay
    2012       Indoor                   1,500m

    NC State’s 2012 All-ACC performers
    Name                                    Place                     Event
    Women
    Andie Cozzarelli              2nd                          10,000m
    Tremanisha Taylor          2nd                          Shot put
    Brittany Hampton            3rd                           Discus

    Men
    Ryan Hill                        ACC champ              1,500m
    Brian Himelright              2nd                         3,000m steeplechase
    Nathaniel Williams           2nd                          Discus

    ACC Track and Field Championships
    April 21, 2012
    Lannigan Field
    at Charlottesville, Va.
    NC State’s Day 3 results

    Men’s 1,500m
    1. Ryan Hill                                                            3:41.02   (10)
    12. Sandy Roberts                                             3:54.67          

    800m
    4. Kenyetta Iyevbele                                       2:05.48    (5)
    7. Tiayonna Blackmon                 2:14.32    (2)        

    Men’s 5,000m
    13. Bobby Moldovan                   14:48.49
    14. Bryan Spreitzer                       14:49.53
    21. Michael Mansy                       15:10.18

    Women’s 5,000m
    5. Andie Cozzarelli                        16:44.91  (4)
    14. Joanna Thompson                 17:09.39             

    Men’s 4X400m
    6. NC State                                                           3:14.48    (3)
    1) Daniel Fretz                                2) Kwame Boatwright
    3) Martin DeFrancesco               4) Kevin Permenter

    Women’s discus
    3. Brittany Hampton                                         166-01   (6)
    4. Tremanisha Taylor                                        164-00   (5)
    13 Kortney Pearce                        114-11

    Men’s discus
    2. Nathaniel Williams                                       178-02   (8)
    4. Jule Rich                                                           167-05   (5)
    5. Grant Pearce                                                  160-02   (4)

    Men’s high jump
    4. Kris Kornegay-Gober                                  7-1.50   (5)

    Women’s high jump
    6. Lacey Shuman                                               5-08.00  (3)
    9. Danielle Adams                                             5-07.00
    14. Caitlynn Filla                                                 5-03.00

    Women’s triple jump
    11 Karimah Shepherd                                      40-02.25
    -- Jazueline Daniels                                           FOUL

    Men’s triple jump
    7. Kwame Boatwright                                      48-05.50   (2)
    9. Carl Marant                                                     47-08.00


     

     

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