The Virginia observe and subject groups had a profitable weekend on the Penn State Nationwide Invitational in State School on Friday and Saturday, profitable six occasions and breaking a number of program information alongside the best way.
Junior Conor Murphy headlined UVA’s efficiency Friday as he posted the third-fastest time at school historical past within the 800 meters, ending first in 1:47.71, a time that additionally ranked third in all of Division I NCAA this season.
Esther Seeland, a local of State School, Pa., celebrated her homecoming by breaking the UVA indoor file within the 800 meters, inserting third in 2:05.38.
Justin Rogers tied the UVA freshman pole vault file with a mark of 5.01 meters, good for fourth place total. On the ladies’s facet of the pole vault, Caroline Dannenbaum completed third.
One other freshman file fell within the males’s mile as James Donnahue completed second total with a time of four:01.97, breaking a Virginia file that had stood since 2005. Within the girls’s mile, Ellie Desmond broke her private greatest by 12 seconds. ending sixth in four:43.88.
Jada Seaman earned the victory within the lengthy soar, her third try clearing 6.10 meters to greatest the remainder of the sector.
Jacob Lemmon had the third-best shot put in UVA historical past at 20.92 meters, good for fifth, and Peter Djan additionally completed fifth within the 60-meter hurdles at eight, 10 seconds.
Kayla Bonnick added a fourth-place end within the 60-meter sprint, ending in 7.46 seconds.
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Virginia completed the primary day of competitors Friday by going 1-2 within the 5,000 meters, with Jacob Hunter taking first in 14:05.03, adopted by Andrew Jones in second in 14:21.40.
On Saturday, the Hoos had their most spectacular efficiency of the weekend as Virginia’s males’s distance relay group broke a 14-year-old program file and posted the quickest time within the nation this season. Gary Martin, Alex Sherman, Conor Murphy and Yasin Sado completed in 9:27.80 to take first place and file the quickest males’s DMR time within the NCAA this season.
On the ladies’s facet of the DMR, UVA’s group of Esther Seeland, Jada Seaman, Alahna Sabbakhan and Margot Appleton completed fourth in 11:05.66, the fifth-fastest time at school historical past and ninth-fastest within the NCAA this season.
Virginia runners positioned on the prime of the rankings in each the lads’s and girls’s 3000 meters. Sophie Atkinson and Camryn Menninger positioned third and fourth respectively, whereas Derek Johnson and Wes Porter each reached the rostrum, ending second and third.
Sophomore Carly Tarentino earned her first collegiate victory, clearing 1.70 meters within the excessive soar to take first place. Emily Alexandru added a 3rd place within the 400 meters.
Liam Bellamy ran first within the 600 meters in 1:20.06, whereas one other Cavalier, Myles Plummer, took third in 1:20.93.
Jada Seaman positioned third within the 200 meters, ending in 24.15 seconds, and Ashley Anumba positioned third within the shot at 15.67 meters.
Virginia observe and subject groups shall be represented at quite a few completely different competitions subsequent weekend, as varied Cavaliers will take part within the Doc Hale Virginia Tech Elite Meet (Blacksburg, VA), the JDL Camel Metropolis Invitational (Winston-Salem, NC), and the Bruce Lehane Scarlet & White Invitational (Boston, MA).
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