Action begins Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m.
Action begins Friday at 2 p.m. CT
Julienne McKee won and topped the school record in the long jump
Yellow Jackets continue indoor season at elite Meyo Invite
Yellow Jackets kick off 2013 action at Birmingham CrossPlex
Kirillov finished first and set a newmeet record at the US Junior Meet with a vault of 18'2" ... Qualified and placed eighthfor Team USA at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain... Competed at the 2012 US Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore.
Indoor: Placed sixth at the Kentucky Invite with a pole vault distance of 4.87 meters. Outdoor: Placed first in the pole vault at the Georgia Intercollegiate ... Another first place finish at Yellow Jacket Invite with a length of 5.45 meters ... School record as a freshman at the Vulcan Invitational with a mark of 5.20 meters ... Improved school record to 5.30 meters at the UCF Invitational ... Reached a fourth place finish at the ACC Championships ... Placed 27th at the NCAA East Regionals ... At the 2012 United States Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships, set a new personal record, school record and US Junior meet record en route to a first place finish in the pole vault with a leap of 5.54m (18-2).
Lettered for four seasons in pole vault at St. Pius Catholic High School in Atlanta ... Named team captain his junior and senior years ... Won region championship in the pole vault all four years ... Won state championship in 2011 ... Named to the All-American and All-State team in 2011 ... Finished in the topfive in the nation for the 2011 season ... Earned Track Man of the Year Award from the Atlanta Track Club ... Participated in the New Balance Nationals and placed first in the Adidas Golden South Classic and US Junior Nationals ... High school record holder since his freshman year.
Full name is Nikita Kirillov ... Born June 5, 1993 in Bishkek, Kyrgystan ... Son Victor and Olga Kirillov ... Father is a track and field coach at Tech ... Brother Alex played basketball at Oglethorpe University ... Majoring in business administration.