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Metivier Captures 3,000 Meter Run at the Georgia Tech Invitational

May 17, 2002

Renee Metivier won the 3,000 meter run while several other Yellow Jackets placed in the top 10 in day two of the Georgia Tech Invitational.

Metivier’s time of 9:32.55 led her to the title while she also set a new meet record. Jessica DeFreitas finished in seventh place in the long jump (20-3.75) while Mishanta Reyes jumped 19-11.75″ to finish in 10th place. In the shot put, Dana Hall finished in 10th place with a throw of 45-04.25″ while Angela Levens placed 13th (43-03.25).

Other Yellow Jackets to compete today included Eboni Crosby, who finished in 24th (4:47.59) and Amanda Gilley, who placed 29th (5:09.38) in the 1,500 meter run.

The final day of the Georgia Tech Invitational will begin at 1 p.m on Saturday in the field events, while the running events will begin at 5 p.m.

Georgia Tech Invitational Event Winners of Day Two: Decathlon: Chad Smith, Unattached (8,133) Heptathlon: Heather Sterlin, Unattached (5,652) Men’s Javelin: Breaux Greer, Adidas (263-09) Women’s Javelin: Kim Kreiner, Unattached (184-06) Men’s Long Jump: Will Montgomery, UNC-Charlotte (25-04.75) Women’s Long Jump: Tameisha King, Notre Dame (21-04.00) Men’s Shot Put: Reese Hoffa, New York AC (65-09.50) Women’s Shot Put: Candice Scott, Florida (55-03.75) Men’s 1,500 meter run: Tom Parlapiano (3:42.69) Women’s !,500 Meter Run: Carmen Douma, Unattached (4:14.60) Men’s 3,000 Meter Steeplechase: Aaron Nodolf, Unattached (9:21.67) Women’s 3,000 Meter Steeplechase: Carol Henry, North Carolina (10:04.66) Men 5,000 Meter Run: Herbert Mwangi, Texas Christian (14:22.68) Women’s 5,000 Meter Run: Anne Bersagel, Wake Forest (16:50.22) Women’s 3,000 Meter Run: Renee Metivier, Georgia Tech (9:32.55)

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