DURHAM, N.C. – Virginia multi-athlete Alix Still opened competition for the Virginia men’s and women’s track and field teams at the Duke Invitational in the heptathlon as she finished the first day of competition in fifth place.
Still started the day with a strong performance in the 100m hurdles as she turned in a personal-best time of 13.83 in the event and finished second. The mark ranks ninth on the Virginia all-time performance list.
In the high jump competition, Still placed fifth with a mark of 1.60m (5’3”). She placed 13th in the shot put but rebounded with a strong performance in the 200m. Still finished second in her section and fourth overall posting a time of 25.28 to secure a point total of 3166 at the end of the first four events. She ranks fifth overall in the heptathlon with three events still to be contested.
The Cavaliers will resume competition at the Duke Invitational tomorrow (April 8) beginning with the men’s hammer throw at 9:30 a.m.