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    Personal-Best Marks Highlight First Day of Tyson Invitational
    Redshirt freshman Nicole Chavis
    Redshirt freshman Nicole Chavis

    Feb. 8, 2013

    Tyson Invite Day 1 Results
    VT Elite Day 1 Results 

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The NC State track & field team finished the first day of competition at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., and the Virginia Tech Elite Meet in Blacksburg, Va., Friday evening.

    At the University of Arkansas, freshman Jonathan Addison had one of the best performances in the men’s long jump with a personal-best 24’ 0.75” leap. Addison’s previous best was a 22’ 9.00” jump at the Virginia Tech Invitational on Jan. 18.

    Redshirt senior Grant Pearce notched a season-best 60’ 3.25” toss in the men’s weight throw to finish eighth in the event.

    In the women’s weight throw, redshirt freshman Nicole Chavis set a career best with a 62’ 10.00” heave, topping her previous high of 61’ 7.00” recorded at the Dick Taylor Invitational earlier this season.

    Senior Karimah Shepherd recorded a season-best 20’ 1.25” measurement in the long jump, which was exactly six and one-half inches better than her 19’ 6.75” jump at the Hokie Invitational on Jan. 26.

    At Virginia Tech, freshman Brian Davis ran the second-best 200m time of his first collegiate indoor season, crossing the finish line in 22.43. Davis’ recorded a 22.33 time at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

    The Wolfpack concludes competition at Arkansas and Virginia Tech on Saturday.  The Pack also has a group of distance runners competing at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash.

    Tyson Invitational
    Day One Results
    Feb. 8, 2013

    Men’s Long Jump
    2. Jonathan Addison 24’ 0.75” (7.33m)

    Men’s Weight Throw
    8. Grant Pearce 60’ 3.25” (18.37m)
    15. Nathaniel Williams 55' 9.75" (17.01m)
    18. Jule Rich 55' 3.00" (16.84m)

    Women’s 400-meter dash
    15. Ariah Graham 55.34

    Women’s Long Jump Invitational
    5. Karimah Shepherd 20’ 1.25” (6.14m)

    Women’s Long Jump
    25. Alexis Perry 18’ 0.50” (5.50m)

    Women’s Weight Throw
    3. Nicole Chavis 62’ 10.00” (19.17m)
    18. SeQuoia Watkins 54' 5.50" (16.60m)

    Virginia Tech Elite Meet
    Day One Results
    Feb. 8, 2013

    Men’s 200-meter dash
    6. Brian Davis 22.43

    Men’s 800-meter run
    21. Clay Jones 1:57.13

    Men’s Mile
    16 Matt Schick 4:17.40
    25 Brian Himelright 4:22.93

    Men’s 3,000-meter run
    9. Michael Mansy 8:28.71

    Women’s 200-meter dash
    8. Paige Eley 25.37

    Women’s Mile
    16. Alexa Harvey 5:16.23
    17. Halsey Merritt 5:16.50
    19. Olivia Enright 5:19.51
    22. Lauren Doherty 5:31.09

    Women’s 800-meter run
    19. Erin Foshee 2:17.50
    27. Lillian Greibesland 2:22.75

    Women’s Long Jump
    15. Jazmyne Childs 14’ 7.25” (4.45m)



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