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Jackets Compete at Vanderbilt Invitational

Jan. 20, 2017

Day One Results 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Georgia Tech track and field slashed four career bests on a day one of the Vanderbilt Invitational on Friday. Competition picks back up Saturday morning at 10:30 ET/9:30 CT with the 3000-meter run.

Senior Carissa Tipler notched a career best in the long jump with a mark of 6.01m on her way to a sixth-place finish. Freshman Briana Hayden shows continued improvement, besting her time from the Commodore Invitational in the 200m with a time of 25.03.

Freshman Denise Woode also recorded a career best in the 200m with a time of 25.48. Sophomore Dasia Smith posted a personal record in the indoor 200m dash, finishing with a time of 26.73.

On the men’s side, only jumper William Solomon competed on Friday. The California native notched a mark of 7.28m in his seventh-place finish in the long jump.

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