Photos taken by Brandon Miles from the 2008 Virginia Tech Invitational held January 25th and 26th at the Rector Fieldhouse in Blacksburg, VA.
Photos taken by John Herzog from the 2008 Virginia Tech Invitational held January 25th & 26th at the Rector Fieldhouse in Blacksburg, VA.
Wayne Davis (pictured above by Tom Hoerner) of Southeast Raleigh NC will attempt to improve upon his recent US #10 all-time 55 meter hurdles performance of 7.16 at Virginia Tech this weekend. The Virginia Tech Invitational this weekend will be another launching pad for many athletes and relays looking to post some of the nation's fastest and best performances this indoor season. Virginia's best will be there as well as great out of state competition. The two day event has plenty to look forward in the first day alone on Friday. Find out who are the top athletes and relays to look out for in a preview article of Friday's events in Blacksburg.
VIDEO: Dan Kwiatkowski's 63' Shot Put, courtesy of Erie McDowell PHOTOS: Photo Gallery by Carl Strub from the 1/25 TSTCA Indoor Meet #4 @ SRU PHOTOS: Photo Gallery by Don Rich from the 1/25 TSTCA Indoor Meet #4 @ SRU 55m: Taelor Fowler (Penn Hills) 7.2 / Julie Kolodziej (Bethel Park) 7.3 / Cambria Jones (Woodland Hills) 7.1 On Sunday at the Jersey City Armory USATF Developmental Meet in NJ, Chanelle Price took care of some USATF business – making the qualifying standard for the late-February USATF Championships – with a 2:07.3 800. Three other Philly athletes made their state qualifiers at the same meet. Syeeda Gee, Engineering & Science, ran a 5:20.9 1600. Tori Perri, Mount Saint Joseph, went 5:23.1. And Acoya Goines, Engineering & Science, ran 1:00.6 for 400. On Saturday in the semi-finals of the Colgate Women's Games at Pratt Institute in New York, Chanelle Price added another record run to her gathering prep legacy, taking down an 18-year-old record held by Shola Lynch. Price's 2:09.62 eclipsed the mark of 2:09.73 run by Lynch in 1986. On Friday night at Slippery Rock University in the TSTCA Indoor Meet #4, emerging shot put star Dan Kwiatkowski of Erie McDowell, hit five official throws ovewr 60', with the 5th of the series his best, a PR and US#1 63'. In the evening's opening event, the 3000, Central Cambria's Carly Seymour ran a US#12 10:14.4 after an opening mile of 5:20. Close on her heels for the first half of the race was Latrobe's Natalie Bower, who in running her first-ever 3000, went 10:33.2. In the 55's, Cambria Jones of Woodland Hills, ran 7.1, while a 6.4 was posted by Pittsburgh Central Catholic's Tristin Stagger. On Thursday Night at the Race at the Armory in New York, Alex Brasington ran a 10:39.3 3000. On Thursday, Ridley's Kevin Wilbank wins both the 60m (6.8) and 200m (22.7) races at the Delco Indoor Boys Championships. Steve Werner of Cardinal O'hara won the 60m Hurdles in 8.2 and took 3rd in the 200m with a time of 23.1. Penncrest's Anthony Batch wins the 400m in 51.4 and takes second in the 200m (23.0). On Thursday Night at the Races at the Armory in New York, Alex Brasington ran a 10:39.3 3000. Terence Lee, Engineering & Science, posted an 8:51.6, just off his PA#2 8:50 from earlier thsi season. And Patrick DeSamato, Friends' Central, ran 9:03.3, now PA#8.
Performance list for the 2008 Virginia Tech Invitational held January 25th & 26th at Virginia Tech's Rector Fieldhouse in Blacksburg, Virginia.
The second annual St. Christopher's Invitational set for January 25th and 26th in Richmond, Virginia is now closed from accepting any more teams after capping out at their 50 boys and 50 girls team limit. Meanwhile, the Virginia Tech Invitational is still open for entries through December 23rd on directathletics. It is encouraged to register as soon as you can in order to not be shut as well as there are event number limitations at Tech versus team entry limitations at St. Christopher's. Virginia Tech Invitational Information (PDF File)
Be patient and you will be rewarded with plenty of photos and videos capturing this weekend's great track and field action including the Javell Bullard interview photographed above by MileStat.com photographer John Herzog while in progress. Being added to the site throughout Sunday and Monday from the three major meets this weekend held at Virginia Tech, St. Christopher's, and UNC... Virginia Tech Invite Videos by Brandon Miles - Videos to be continually added overnight Sunday into Monday. We shot over four hours worth of footage! Virginia Tech Invite Interviews by Brandon Miles including Javell Bullard, Peter Dorrell, Kyle Satterwhite, David Wilson, Kelvin Griffin, Logan Collins, Octavia Rinehardt, and the Degfae twins Virginia Tech Invite Photo Gallery by John Herzog - All photos posted. Over 1,900 total! St. Christopher's Invite Photo Gallery by David Fleenor - All photos posted. Over 1,700 total. St. Christopher's Invite Photo Gallery by Tom Hoerner - All of Friday's photos posted (610 total). Saturday's photos to be posted on Monday. Eastern Challenge (UNC) Videos by Ben Hovis of NCRunners.com: Boys & Girls 55 Finals - Boys & Girls 55H Finals - Boys 55 Prelims - Girls 55 Prelims - Boys 55H Prelims - Girls 55H Prelims - Boys 1600 Seeded - Boys 3200 Seeded - Girls 3200 Seeded - Girls 4x800 - Girls 300 - Boys 1000 More being added
Entries for the invitational events for the 2008 Virginia Tech Invitational to be held Friday and Saturday, January 25th & 26th in Blacksburg, Virginia. Invitational events include the DMR, mile, and 800.
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