ATLANTA (April 8) – Georgia Tech’s Sara Pardue finished fourth in the 800 meters and Ayana Grant placed seventh in the 100-meter hurdles, both surpassing NCAA provisonal standards, and Malcolm Leason placed third in the triple jump to lead the Georgia Tech track teams at the Duke Invitational in Durham, N.C.
Pardue covered the 800 meters in 2:06.61 to place fourth overall and first among collegians. Grant ran 13.62 to finish seventh in the finals of the 100-meter hurdles after winning her heat in 13.82. Leason leaped a season-best 50 feet-6.75 inches in the triple jump.
Bryan Swarn finished fifth in the 400 meters (46.52) and second among collegians. Brendon Mahoney placed 10th in the 800 meters (1:49.79), Aaron Sink 12th in the 400-meter hurdles (52.45), Clayton Porter seventh in the long jump (24 feet-5.5 inches) and Chris Sinotte seventh in the javelin (20-4 feet-three inches).