Rose, Harrison Among Top Finishers After First Day at Hokie Invitational
Erin Brooks took fifth in the triple jump with a mark of 11.99m

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.

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

On the men's side, Alexander Rose and Thomas Bojanowski placed in the1,000-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 300-meter run topping his previous best with a time of 34.47.

Women's 60m Hurdles
Montasia Golden was the lone representative of Wake Forest and claimed eighth with a time of 8.81.

Women's 300m Run
Barr was the first Demon Deacon to cross the finish line placing seventh (40.89) and posting a new personal best. Fellow senior Brianna Dekine ran the event for the first time as a Deacon and finished 11th (41.97) and freshman Kendall Knous finished 15th (42.78).

Women's Triple Jump
Senior Erin Brooks managed a fifth place finish (11.99m) while junior Phoebe Kershaw placed ninth with a jump of 10.86m.

Women's Pole Vault
After a seventh place finish in the Wake Forest Invitational, freshman Sara Small exploded for a 3.40m vault that earned her fourth place. Anna Tessiatore locked up sixth posting 3.25m.

Women's 1,000m Run
Caitlin Hartnett and Natalie Sukramani earned 13th (3:02.63) and 16th (3:08.54) place finishes, respectively.



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