March 13, 2005
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Georgia Tech men’s track and field team finished in a tie for 48th place at the Indoor NCAA Championships, Friday and Saturday, March 11-12, at the University of Arkansas. Tech scored points at nationals for the first time in three seasons.
“We’re very pleased about getting back on the board at nationals,” said men’s head coach Grover Hinsdale. “We’re proud of Montrell’s [Person] performance at the indoor Championships. I know that we’re all looking forward to the outdoor season, especially Montrell because I believe that the 110m hurdles is really his forte.”
Senior Montrell Person led the men with his first indoor All-America honors in the 60-meter high hurdles. A native of Merriville, Ind., Person finished seventh in the finals with a time of 7.85. Person posted a time of 7.78 in the preliminaries to advance to the finals.
The outdoor track and field season will begin on March 19 in Alabama. The Jackets will either run at the Spring Invitational in Auburn or compete in the Alabama Relays in Tuscaloosa.
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