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    Dec. 5, 2011

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Redshirt freshman Tremanisha Taylor highlighted a strong performance by NC State’s throwers on Sunday in the season-opening Holiday Open, hosted by Christopher Newport at the Freeman Center.

    Taylor, in her first varsity competition, won the shot put with a throw of 48-feet, 9-inches and was second to teammate Lawanda Henry in the weight throw. Henry’s toss of 57-feet, 6.5 inches won the event, followed by Taylor’s throw of 53-feet, 9 ¼-inches.

    For the Wolfpack men, redshirt freshman Jule Rich was second in the shot put with a throw of 49-feet, 8 ¼-inches. Sophomore Grant Pearce was third in the weight throw with a toss of 54-feet, 7 ¼-inches, followed by Rich in fourth place at 53-feet, 10 ½-inches.

    Junior Kris Kornegay-Gober was fifth in the men’s high jump at 6-feet, 9 ¾-inches, while redshirt freshman Lacey Shuman was third in the women’s high jump at 5-feet, 3 ¾-inches. Danielle Adams was sixth in the high jump at 5-feet, 3 ¾-inches.

    The Wolfpack men's and women's indoor track teams return to action in the Virginia Tech Invitational in Blacksburg, Va., on Jan. 13-14.

    NC State’s Holiday Open results
    Women
    60-meter dash
    10. Paige Eley                               7.84 (F), 7.82 (Q)
    21. Karimah Shepherd                   8.01
    32. Stephanie Ellis                         8.24


     

     

    200-meter dash
    13. Colleen McGuire                       26.47
    15. Paige Eley                               26.57
    30. Jazueline Daniels                     27.20
    34. Sharese Roberts                      27.39
    36. Karimah Shepherd                   27.42
    38. Denae Ford                             27.54
    39. Kerrie Davis                             27.57
    47. Stephanie Ellis                         28.00
    48. Nina Scott-Emuakpor                 28.07

    400-meters
    10. Jazueline Daniels                     1:00.63
    12. Denae Ford                             1:01.32
    19. Colleen McGuire                       1:02.03
    34. Sharese Roberts                      1:03.66
    40. Nina Scott-Emuakpor                1:07.39

    High jump
    3. Lacey Shuman                              5-3 ¾
    6. Danielle Adams                             5-3 ¾

    Shot put
    1. Tremanisha Taylor                      48-9
    8. SeQuoia Watkins (unatt.)             40-4

    Weight throw
    1. Lawanda Henry                           57-6 ½
    2. Tremanisha Taylor                      53-9 ¼
    8. Taryn Wentz (unatt.)                   47-7 ¼

    Men
    60 meters

    50. Emmanuel Davis                        7.51

    200 meters
    30. Kwame Boatwright                     23.68
    51. Dorian Crawford                        52.46

    400 meters
    12. Kwame Boatwright                     51.47
    22. Dorian Crawford                        52.46

    High jump
    5. Kris Kornegay-Gober                    6-9 ¾

    Shot put
    2. Jule Rich                                   49-8 ¼

    Weight throw

    3. Grant Pearce                              54-7 ¼
    4. Jule Rich                                   53-10 ½

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