Grant Breaks Program Shot Put Record
BLACKSBURG, Va. Senior Billie-Jo Grant reset her program record in the shot put with a throw of 53’ (16.15m) at the Virginia Tech Last Chance meet at the Rector Field House on Saturday. Grants throw was a provisional mark and she will await an at-large bid for the NCAA Championships next weekend, March 14-15, in Arkansas. The final participation list for the championships will be announced on Monday.
Reuben Jones also competed today in both the 60-meter dash and 200-meter dash. He finished the 60m in 6.85 and the 200-meters in a personal-best 21.78.
This marks the final meet for athletes to meet qualifying times for the NCAA Championships. Those Cavaliers selected to the NCAA meet next weekend will travel to the Randal Tyson Track Center at the University of Arkansas to compete on Friday and Saturday.