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Jackets Finish the Weekend Strong Winning Three Events

Final Results

AUBURN, Ala. — On the final day of the Tiger Track Classic, the Georgia Tech track and field saw first-place finishes from Matt McBrien, Jeanine Williams, and Dasia Smith.

McBrien ran well in the men’s 1500-meter event, turning in a first-place finish and a PR time of 3:58.65, while Williams performed well in both the women’s 100-meter event and in the women’s 100-meter hurdles.

In the 100-meter event, Williams had the best finish for the Jackets, finishing in fourth with a time of 11.86. In the hurdles, she finished in first with a time of 13.96.

In the field, Dasia Smith put together a solid performance. Smith finished in first in the women’s long jump with a mark of 5.75 meters. Fellow Yellow Jacket, Attallah Smith also jumped well, finished in third with a mark of 5.56 meters.

“Across the board, this was not an exceptional meet for the men. This was our 4th week in a row which I believe was a factor,” noted men’s track and field head coach Grover Hinsdale. “However, we had a good handful of guys put up very solid performances as well as several PRs.”

“They were Nasir Christian in the 110m HH, Ty Brooks and Lionel Jones in the 400m, Bennett Hillier and Jag Gangemi in the 800m, Anthony Steets in the 400m IH, and Maurice Simpson in the 200m.  Monday, we get back to work as we prepare for the Georgia Tech Inv in two weeks.”

The Jackets won’t compete next week but will host the Georgia Tech Invitational on April 19 – 20.

Women’s 100 meters:

Jeanine Williams: 11.86, 4th

Bri Hayden: 12.04, 9th

Attallah Smith: 12.43, 25th

Alexis Kitchens: 12.52, 34th, PR

Ebony Forbes: 12.59, 35th

Men’s 100 meters:

Maurice Simpson: 10.54, 4th, PR

Ryan Thomas: 11.15, 24th

Christian Nasir: 11.82, 45th, PR

Women’s 200 meters:

Alexis Kitchens: 25.71, 31st, PR

Attallah Smith: 26.24, 43rd

Dasia Smith: 26.31, 44th

Madeline Hammond: 29.70, 62nd

Men’s 200 meters:

Maurice Simpson: 21.28, 5th, PR

Anthony Brooks: 21.89, 12th

Lionel Jones: 22.60, 31st, PR

Ryan Thomas: 22.65, 33rd

Nasir Christian: 24.24, 46th

Women’s 400 meters:

Denise Woode: 55.81, 9th, PR

Men’s 400 meters:

Anthony Brooks: 47.33, 4th

Daniel Pietsch: 47.57, 7th

Lionel Jones: 48.11, 8th, PR

Zach Jones: 50.44, 26th, PR

Women’s 800 meters:

Haley Unthank: 2:19.22, 13th

Lindsey Wheeler: 2:24.06, 19th

Men’s 800 meters:

Bennett Hillier: 1:50.86, 2nd

Tyler Whorton: 1:52.06, 6th, PR

Jag Gangemi: 1:54.40, 9th, PR

Knox Pittman: 1:57.04, 18th

Lee Keil: 2:01.86, 27th

Women’s 1500 meters:

Mary Kathryn Knott: 4:44.89, 5th

Isabella Bowland: 4:48.00, 6th, PR

Samantha Folio: 4:52.15, 10th, PR

Abby Kettle: 4:54.90, 12th, PR

Alexandra Melehan: 4:55.47, 13th, PR

Nasim Motagherdi: 5:03.28, 17th, PR

Gabrielle Gusmerotti: 5:18.05, 20th

Men’s 1500 meters:

Matt McBrien: 3:58.65, 1st, PR

Eamon McCoy: 4:02.46, 3rd

David Reteneller: 4:02.73, 4th

William O’Rielly: 4:05.73, 11th, PR

Jude Augustine: 4:25.44, 19th

Women’s 100m Hurdles:

Jeanine Williams: 13.96, 1st

Ebony Forbes: 14.51, 4th

Men’s 110m Hurdles:

Nasir Christian: 15.21, 13th, PR

Women’s 400m Hurdles:

Kendria Edouard: 1:06.82, 12th

Reese Crawford: 1:07.04, 13th

Men’s 400m Hurdles:

Anthony Steets: 53.55, 5th, PR

Aaron Lewis: 55.35, 15th, PR

Women’s Pole Vault:

Olivia Moore: 3.76, 6th

Women’s Long Jump:

Dasia Smith: 5.75, 1st

Attallah Smith: 5.56, 3rd

Taylor Grimes: 5.24, 13th

Men’s Long Jump:

Ryan Thomas: 6.85, 9th

W0men’s High Jump:

Madeline Hammond: 1.61, 4th, PR

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