Rose, Harrison Among Top Finishers After First Day at Hokie Invitational
Alexander Rose finished fourth on Friday in the 1,000m
Alexander Rose finished fourth on Friday in the 1,000m

Jan. 25, 2013

By Scott Siegler, Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@SIDeacons)

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Wake Forest track and field team was back in action on Friday at the Hokie Invitational in the Rector Field House. Coming off a strong showing in the Wake Forest Invitational, the Deacons were able to continue posting successful individual performances in an event that included other ACC members such as North Carolina, NC State, and host Virginia Tech.

Alexander Rose and Thomas Bojanowski placed in the men's 1,000-meter run earning fourth (2:26.75) and fifth place (2:26.77), respectively.

Daniel Harrison also sprinted his way to an impressive third place finish in the men's 300-meter run topping his previous best with a time of 34.47.

On the women's side, Myesha Barr set a personal best in the 300m race with a time of 40.89, placing seventh in the meet.

Men's 3,000m Run
Sophomore Conner Crowley finished 19th with a time of 8:41.68 while freshman Evan Little placed 23rd posting an 8:56.90 in his career debut in this event with Wake Forest.

Men's 1,000m Run
Wake Forest was very well represented as five Deacons were among the top-12 finishers in the event overall. Rose and Bojanowski led the pack while Kyle Eager, Michael McEnany, and Ryan Horgan claimed 10th (2:31.67), 11th (2:31.69), and 12th place (2:31.93), respectively. Eager and McEnany both posted new career bests.

Men's One Mile Run
Senior Jake Graham locked up an eighth place finish posting a time of 4:27.88.

Men's 300m Run
Behind Harrison, junior Malcolm Nunley claimed ninth posting a time of 35.96.

Men's 60m Hurdles
Nunley claimed a sixth place finish with posting a time of 8.39.

Men's Triple Jump
Michael Thomas competed in his first career triple jump as a Deacon earning eighth place with a 12.49m jump.

Men's Weight Throw
Junior Nate Wooten, as the lone representative of Wake Forest at the event finished with a toss 15.89m that earned him a ninth overall finish.

 

 

 

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