Wake Forest earned five top-five finishes on the first day of competition
The Demon Deacons will head to Charlottesville, Virginia for the two-day meet
Alexandria Florent, Jordan Banks and Tesia Kempski captured event titles
Robert Heppenstall and Rachel Kern earned event titles in the first day of competition
Forty Demon Deacons will compete in the two-day meet
The Wake Forest men's track team competed at the Wake Forest Invitational at the JDL Fast Track on Jan. 16, 2016.
Outdoor Personal Bests
800m -- 1:51.40 -- 2017 ACC Championships
1500m -- 4:02.95 -- 2017 High Point VertKlasse Meeting
Indoor Personal Bests
400m -- 50.09 -- 2016 Chipotle Marshall Invitational
600m -- 1:22.63 -- 2016 Wake Forest Invitational
800m -- 1:51.90 -- 2018 ACC Championships
1,000m -- 2:37.53 -- 2015 JDL College Kick-Off Classic
Mile -- 4:27.02 -- 2016 UNCG Early Bird Duals
2017-18 IndoorCompeted in five indoor meets…Finished 10th in the 800m at the ACC Championships with a personal best time of 1:51.90…Also helped the 4x400m relay team to a 10th-place finish at the conference meet…Won the 800m at the UNCG Early Bird Duals while helping the 4x400m relay team get second…Finished fourth in the 800m and fifth in the 4x400m at the Navy Invitational…Nine of his 10 finishes on the year were in the top 10.
Competed in six meets, including the ACC Championships where he ran a career-best time in the 800m and placed 19th...Finished third in the 800m at the Charlotte Invitational, fourth at the Tennessee Challenge and fifth at the Bill Webb and Bob Davidson Spring Kick-Off...Took 16th in his lone 1500m of the season at the High Point VertKlasse Meeting.
Competed in four indoor meets...Set a career-best time of 1:54.22 in the 800m at the JDL Team Challenge, where he won the event...Ran his first-ever indoor mile at the UNCG Early Bird Duals, where he placed third...Finished second in the 800m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational and sixth in the 800m at the Virginia Tech Invitational.
Saw action in six meets, all in the 800m ... Finished in the top 10 in all six meets, including a second-place finish at the Elon Invitational ... Capped the year by setting a personal record with a time of 1:54.32 to come in eighth at the NC State Wolfpack Last Chance Meet.
Appeared at eight meets on the year, competing in the 400m, 600m, 1,000m, 4x400m relay and the distance medley relay ... Member of the first-place DMR team at the UNCG Spartan Team Challenge and the winning 4x400m relay team at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational ... Runner-up finishes in the 1,000m at the JDL College Kick-Off Classic and in the 600m at the Wake Forest Invitational ... Had a career-best 50.09 time in the 400m to place sixth at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational ... Set a new top personal mark in the 600m with a time of 1:22.63 at the Wake Forest Invitational.
Set a new personal best and finished fourth in the 800m with a time of 1:55.30 at the Phoenix Invitational ... Also competed in the 4x400m relay during the season.
Helped earn a first place finish in the 4x800m relay in the 2015 Doc Hale Virginia Tech Elite ... Helped the Deacs place first in the DMR at the Hilton Garden Invitational with a time of 10:06.90 ... Finished third in the 800m Commodore Invitational.
Attended St. Joseph's Prep in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Earned a total of eight varsity letters, three in cross country, two in indoor track and field and three in outdoor track and field ... Captain of the cross country team, indoor track and field team and outdoor track and field team as a senior ... Pennsylvania state qualifier in the 4x800 for both indoor and outdoor track ... Clocked the fastest time in school history in the 400m, crossing the line in 49.6 second and the fastest time in the 800m split in 153.9 ... Inducted into the St. Joseph's Prep Hall of Fame for track and field.
Son of Laura and Mike Archie ... Majoring in business and enterprise management ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Achieved First Honors all four years at St. Joseph's Prep.
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