THE FLATS — Georgia Tech track and field heads to Blacksburg, Va., for the 2019 ACC Indoor Championships on Feb. 21-23 at Virginia Tech’s Rector Field House.
A total of 42 student-athletes will make the trip including standout seniors: Avery Bartlett, Nahom Solomon, and Jeanine Williams.
The Yellow Jackets will take on a highly competitive conference field, with ACC foes No. 9/11 Florida State, No. 43/20 Virginia Tech, No. 69/92 Duke and No. 108/88 Clemson all nationally ranked headed into the weekend.
The last time the Jackets competed, Feb. 8-9, the Jackets competed with some of the best programs in the country. In addition to several ACC programs, Tech also battled No. 7/3 Texas A&M and No. 30/16 Tennessee during the weekend.
For the weekend, Solomon broke his own school record by more than four seconds in the 3000m event at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational. His 7:57.73 time puts him third in the ACC.
The ACC Championships will begin Thursday, Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. with the men’s heptathlon.
Live results will be available throughout the three-day meet along with being broadcast live on ACC Network Extra on day two and on day three.