Day 1 Recap
BLACKSBURG, VA.—Carlee Hansen received the title within the ladies’s 800 meters run to spotlight a robust efficiency by North Carolina’s indoor monitor and subject staff on the second day of the Virginia Tech Invitational on Saturday.
Hansen received the 800m in a time of two:09.34, with teammates Taryn Parks (2:13.35) and Ella Auderset (2:13.98) ending fourth and fifth, respectively. Madison Huecker completed eleventh within the occasion whereas Addison Pignetti was 14th because the Tar Heels positioned 5 within the prime 14 finishers.
The Tar Heels received fourth-place finishes within the ladies’s excessive soar (from Sydney Banks) and males’s shot put (from Spencer Williams), and Michael Spragley took third place within the males’s 800m.
The Tar Heels will return to motion on the Penn State Nationwide Invitational subsequent Friday and Saturday in College Park, Pa.
• Sydney Banks completed fourth within the ladies’s excessive soar with an effort of 1.73m (5-8).
• Freshman Spencer Williams took fourth place within the males’s shot put with a throw of 16.29m (53-5 ½). Fellow freshmen Tyler Mayerhoff (15.53m/50-11 ½) and Ty Castro (15.53m/50-11 ½) completed eighth and tenth, respectively.
• Freshman Jordan Purvis completed ninth within the males’s triple soar with a leap of 14.30m (46-11).
• Michael Spragley took third place within the males’s 800m with a time of 1:51.94.
• Junior Ben Finger took fifth place within the males’s pole vault with a 5.01m (16-5 ¼) effort.