Cavaliers Fare Well at Kroger Invitational
Virginia’s McGavock Dunbar and David Sullivan both hit personal bests in their competition today and placed in their respective events as the Cavaliers competed in t he Kroger Invitational held today at Virginia Tech. Dunbar’s time in the 800m run of 1:50.46 garnered him fifth place while Sullivan took third in the high jiump with a leap of 6′ 8.75???. All-American Kiamesha Otey placed in two events today, taking third in the long jump with a leap of 20′ .5??? and finished sixth in the 60m dash, running 7.56. The Cavaliers also earned a pair of fourth-place finishes as Jolene Hampson ran 4:58.42 in the mile and Eliese Mitchell threw 48′ 4.5??? in the shot pu t.
Dunbar’s time, a personal best in the 800m run, just missed the provisional mark for the NCAA Championships.
Full results below:
WOMEN: 60m: Otey, 7.56, 6th; 200m: Caroline Harvey, 25.86; Janine Holman, 27.33; Rachel Marks, 27.87; 400m: Ashley Gore, 60.54; Morgan Cephas, 61.40; 800m: Sharon O’Connor, 2:18.81; Shannon Hawyrlo, 2:19.62; Leslie Schultz, 2:22.12; Mile: Hampson, 4:58.42; Folse, 5:02.42; Lauren Chaikin, 5:14.85; Jessica Ellis, 5:15.56; Kristen Haughey, 5:22.13; 3000m: Maxwell, 9:58.61; Kelly Behan, 10:35.07; Heidi Sondermann, 10:50.72; Jill Berger, 11:02.80; HJ: Marks, 1.60m; LJ: Otey, 6.11m, 3rd; Harvey, 5.62m; Curtrell Frye, 5.48m; Briana Smith, 5.07m; SP: Mitchell, 14.74m, 4th
MEN: 60m: Scott Kimball, 7.09; 200m: Isi Azeke, 22.78; Kimball, 22.74; Kevin Carson, 23.22; Trumaine Pendleton, 23.39; Devin Canaday, 23.70; Da niel Garr ett, 23.76; 400m: Kellen Blassingame, 50.48; Tripp McLaughl in, 51.53; Herb Reid, 52.49; 800m: Dunbar, 1:50.46; Zach Davis, 1:55.09; Jon Britt, 1:59.69; Amr Kouchouk, 2:00.09; Mile: James Catano, 4:40.68; 3000m: Mike Lyng, 9:05.65; James Atchinson, 9:06.12; Pat English, 9:09.29; David Glynn, 9:11.91; HJ: David Sullivan, 6′ 8.75???, 3rd; PV: Daniel Garrett, 4.45mt