Wake Forest Wraps Up Day One in Clemson
Jan. 27, 2018

By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeTrack)

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Wake Forest men’s and women’s track and field teams earned nine top-10 finishes on the first day of competition at the Bob Pollock Invitational.

On the track, Sebastian Fischbach took second in the men’s mile with a time of 4:07.60 while Daniel Viegra crossed third with an 11-second personal best of 4:08.06. Mitchell Dyer rounded out the Deacons in the top five at fifth place with a time of 4:09.50.

Janese Lynch and Alva Hicks finished fifth and sixth in the women’s shot put, respectively. Lynch threw 14.32m on her fourth throw of the day while Hicks threw a personal-best mark of 13.88m. That mark replaces her previous high of 13.67m (44-10) set last weekend at the Wake Forest Invitational.

Also in the field, Tesia Kempski tied for sixth in the pole vault after clearing 3.85m while Max Adams finished eighth in the men’s shot put with a best throw of 15.75m.

Jordan Banks finished ninth in the women’s 60m hurdles, just one spot shy of qualifying for finals. She crossed the line with a time of 8.89, which was a personal best by 0.01.

Cate Allen crossed the line eighth in the women’s mile with a time of 4:57.87 to wrap up the top -en finishers.

The Bob Pollock Invitational will wrap up on Saturday. Field events start at 11 a.m. with the women’s weight throw and high jump while track events start at noon with the women’s 600m run.

Day One Results
Women’s 60m Hurdles
9. Jordan Banks, 8.89

Women's 400m Run
25. Cydney Delley, 58.06
26. Sarah Johnson, 58.24

Women’s Mile
8. Cate Allen, 4:57.87
20. Kaitlin Derry, 5:08.53

Women’s Shot Put
5. Janese Lynch, 14.32m (46-11.75)
6. Alva Hicks, 13.88m (45-6.5)

Women’s Pole Vault
T6. Tesia Kempski, 3.85m (12-7.5)

Women’s Long Jump
16. Jordan Banks, 5.30m (17-4.75)

Men’s 60m Dash
17. Noah Shute, 7.08

Men’s 400m Run
27. Kaleb Bryant, 50.64

Men’s Mile
2. Sebastian Fischbach, 4:07.60
3. Daniel Viegra, 4:08.06
5. Mitchell Dyer, 4:09.50
14. Jack Tiernan, 4:16.23
16. Angelos Vasileiou, 4:16.57
19. Mitchell Day, 4:18.43
20. Tommy Johnston, 4:18.86
22. Craig Corti, 4:19.29

Men’s Shot Put
8. Max Adams, 15.75m (51-8.25)