BLACKSBURG – Senior Cole Beck claimed victory within the males’s 60-meter sprint on Friday on the Hokie Invitational in Blacksburg, Va. clocking a season-best time of 6.64.
Beck, Ali Diaby, and Torrence Walker went three for 3 within the prelims incomes automated qualify spots into the finals. Beck gained the race adopted by Ali Diaby in third with a personal-best time of 6.66. Torrence Walker completed fifth (6.80).
Sprints / Hurdles
Layla Anderson cleared the 60m hurdles with a personal-best time of 8.26 ending first amongst collegiate athletes. Anderson’s time ranks second among the many ACC this season.
Worldwide U20 Champion Barbora Stejfova scored 64’4.5″ (19.62m) within the girls’s weight throw ending second in her season-debut, seventh-best mark in Tech historical past.
Journey Gurley soared excessive above the competitors clearing a top of 14’2.5″ (4.33m) on her first try. Gurley completed first amongst collegiate athletes and presently holds the second best-height within the ACC.
Junior Lindsey Butler took management in part one of many girls’s 1000m race, main the pack via all 5 laps of the observe. Butler completed with a personal-best time of two:42.32 clocking the quickest cut up of the day 31.79 within the second lap. Hannah Ballowe positioned fourth within the discipline of 24, clocking in a time of two:44.79.
Within the males’s mile, Declan Rymer is ranked fifth within the ACC after ending fifth on day one of many Hokie Invitational with personal-best time of 4:01.83. Viktor Idhammar crossed the road sixth with a time of 4:03.15.
The Hokie Invitational will proceed on Saturday, Jan. 21 with discipline occasions starting at 9:00 a.m.