The women’s pole vault team was recently ranked first in the nation by USTrack and the Field & Cross Country Coaches Association #EventSquad rankings. Tech currently has three women in the top ten. Jr Julia Fixsen 14’7.25 (4.45m) tied for first with Sydney Horne from the high point. Fixsen and Horn will compete in the seeded pole vault event on Saturday. freshman Because stemel The Virginia Tech alum broke the facility record by clearing a personal-best height of 14’4.5″ (4.38m) at the Lenny Lyles Invitational on January 27th. Rachel Baxter. Steimel is ranked sixth in the nation Journey Gurley Tied for ninth with a mark of 14’2.5″ (4.33 m).
For men, Jacob Rice, Harrison Rice, Joey Badalamenti ranked among the ACC’s top ten. Jacob led the Hawkeyes to a second-place finish in the conference after clearing 17’0.75″ (5.20m) in the season-opener. Harrison followed with a mark of 17’0″ (5.18m) in third and Badalamenti in 10th at 16’2″ (4.93m). ).The men’s pole vault squad is ranked ninth in DI according to the USTFCCCA #EventSquad rankings.
With members of the distance squad competing in the 800m and 3000m events in Blacksburg, Tech will send eight runners to the JDL Camel City Invitational in Winston-Salem, NC on Saturday.
Antonio Lopez Segura Saturday 2:17 pm Lopez Segura is scheduled to make his indoor season debut in the elite men’s 3000 meters after finishing sixth in a time of 8:00.70 at the 2022 NCAA Indoor Championships. He is looking to make his third consecutive national appearance in the 3000m event. Lopez Segura will join his teammate Declan Rymer.
Lindsey Boulter will compete for Tech in the women’s 800m elite division. Hannah BallouAnd Star Price. Butler is the 2022 NCAA and ACC 800m indoor champion. He won the indoor national championship with a time of 2:01.37. So far this season, Butler has run personal-best times of 2:42.32 in the 1000 meters and 9:27.05 in the 3000 meters.
The women’s team opened the season ranked eighth in the first installment of the rankings by the USTFCCCA.