Major, Jones Strong at VT Invite
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Freshman Ben Major won the 200m in only his second meet with NC State men's track and field, turning in a 21.56 at the second day of the VT Invite. Jason Jones was third in the shot put with a 55'03.00".
Other top-10 finishes include A'Tolani Akinkuotu in the 200m (ninth; 22.46), Shawn Murray in the 400m (eighth; 50.01), Eric Davis (ninth; 6'04.75) in the high jump and Emmanuel Davis (eighth; 22'09.00") in the long jump.
Kwame Boatwright was 12th in the high jump, Garrett Jackson was 13th in the 800m and Austin Jackson was 14th in the 400m.
1 Ben Major NC State 21.56 2
9 A'Tolani Akinkuotu NC State 22.46 5
8 Shawn Murray NC State 50.01 1
14 Austin Jackson NC State 51.22 5
13 Garrett Jackson NC State 1:59.29
18 Daneil Fretz NC State 2:02.04
19 Franklyn Simmons NC State 2:07.57
8 NC State 3:19.46 1
12 NC State 'B' 3:24.78 3
9 Eric Davis NC State 1.95m 6-04.75
12 Kwame Boatwright NC State 1.95m 6-04.75
8 Emmanuel Davis NC State 6.93m 22-09.00
25 Travis Weston NC State 6.18m 20-03.50
3 Jason Jones NC State 16.84m 55-03.00