Tech Completes Day Two At ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships
Six Yellow Jackets advanced to the finals set for Saturday
Feb. 23, 2013
BLACKSBURG, Va. – The Georgia Tech track and field team completed day two Friday at the ACC Indoor Championships at Rector Field House in Blacksburg, Va. Six Yellow Jackets qualified for the finals in their respective events set for Saturday.
After two days of competition, the men’s team is in 10th place with three points and the women’s team sits in 12th place with four points.
Broderick Snoddy qualified for the 60 meters (6.80) and the 200 meters (21.38) finals Saturday. His 200-meter time is one of the five fastest times in Tech history.
Julienne McKee moved on in the long jump with an eighth place finish with a jump of 5.91m. Jasmine Kent just missed advancing to the next round with a 10th place finish in the same event with a distance of 5.87m as only the top nine qualify for the finals.
Shawn Roberts finished first in the preliminary round of the 800 meters with a time of 1:50.62. Teammate Zack Fanelty earned the last qualifying spot, finishing in eighth place with a time of 1:51.48.
Mykhail Chambers finished eighth in the high jump to earn Tech one team point. Chambers leaped to a distance of 2.09m.
Myles McDavid earned Tech two team points with a seventh-place finish in the long jump with a distance of 7.22m. Jonathan Gardner just missed scoring for Tech with a ninth place finish (7.10m).
Live coverage of the Championship’s third and final day will be carried Saturday on theACC.com from noon until 4:00 pm. Please see the link below for the full remainder of the Championships schedule, as well as links to live stats and Saturday’s webcast coverage:
Men’s Team Scoring (Through 6 Events)
1. Virginia Tech 66
2. Florida State 44
3. Duke 34
4. North Carolina 28
5. NC State 21
6. Virginia 13
7. Clemson 10
8. Miami 9
9. Boston College 4
10. Georgia Tech 3
11. Wake Forest 2
Women’s Team Scoring (through 7 events)
1. Duke 39
2. Maryland 38
3. Florida State 34
4. NC State 32.5
5. North Carolina 32
5. Clemson 36
7. Virginia Tech 20
8. Wake Forest 13
9. Boston College 11
10. Miami 9
10. Virginia 9
12. Georgia Tech 4