W. Track & Field Heads to UNC Classic
RALEIGH, N.C. - NC State men's and women's track and field will travel to Chapel Hill for the UNC Classic on Saturday, Jan. 24 as the indoor track season rolls on.
On the women's side, Ashley Orr is sixth in the 55m and Taylor Graham is eighth in the ACC in the same event. Graham is also third in the 55m hurdles, and Brandalyn Furr is fourth in the 55m hurdles and ninth in the 55m dash.
Lawanda Henry hit an NCAA provisional mark in the shot put and leads the conference in that event in addition to the weight throw. Brittany McCain is seventh in the weight throw.
For the men, A'Tolani Akinkuotu is first in the 55 meters and sixth in the 60m, including hitting an indoor NCAA Provisional mark in the 60m. Another top athlete is Jason Jones, who ranks second in the shot put and fourth in the weight throw.