Cavaliers Open Strong with Wins
Jan. 6, 2002
Three Cavaliers won their events at the opener for the indoor track and field season while Eliese Mitchell and Shay Clark qualified provisionally for NCAA’s in their events. Mitchell hit the mark with her toss in the weight throw en route to a pair of third-place finishes while Clark won the 60 inside of the provisional time. Jessica Randolph won the high jump while Shay Clark was victorious in the 60m dash and Jarrett Hagwood took the gold in the 60m hurdles.
Clark, who was second after the preliminary round, bettered his prelim time by .08 to take the gold. Jarrett Hagwood was also second after qualifiers and bettered his time by .18 to 8.03. Randolph, competing in her first meet for Virginia, took the high jump with a leap of 1.67m, 5cm higher than second place.
WOMEN: 60m: Otey, 3rd, 7.52, Caroline Harvey, 7.77, Ingrid Marable, 7.93, 400m: Carielle Doe, 5th, 57.13, 800m: Micheline Diakite, 2:26.04, 60m Hurdles: Kim Turko, 6th, 8.92, Curtrell Frye, 9.33, Natalie Randolph, 10.64, HJ: Randolph, 1st, 1.67m, Courtney Cox, 1.57m, PV: Vika Osipenko, 5th, 3.51m, Annica White, 3.05m, LJ: Otey, 3rd, 5.92m, Harvey, 5.60m, Frye, 5.24m, TJ: Frye, 3rd, 11.99m, SP: Mitchell, 3rd, 13.75m, #20 WT: Mitchell, 3rd, 17.89m, Annie Bobiak, 10.91m
MEN: 60m, Clark, 1st, 6.71, Scott Kimball, 7.02, Orren Prunty, 7.11, Xavier Richardson, 7.14, 200m: Julius Bradshaw, 24.31, 400m: Jason Young, 50.11, 60m Hurdles: Hagwood, 1st, 8.03, Herb Reid, 8.49, HJ: Mike Riso, 1.88, PV: Cory Smith, 14′ 0″, LJ, Hagwood, 6th, 7.14m, TJ: Trumaine Pendleton, 14.18m, Addison Sears-Collins, 13.31m, SP: Bilmanis, 3rd, 14.69m, #35 WT: Bilmanis, 15.35m