Nashville, Tenn. – The Yellow Jackets finished day two of the Vanderbilt Invitational with more than 15 PR’s.
In a weekend with at least 25 PR’s the Jackets performed at a high level throughout the invite.
“Day two was a very good day for the men’s team. There were too many PRs posted to name them all. We made some real progress in the past week and the guys really fought throughout the day. We will get back to work on Monday to prepare for our next opportunity for progress next weekend at Clemson”, said men’s track and field head coach Grover Hinsdale.
Maurice Simpson finished in seventh place with a PR time of 6.87 in the 60m event. Along with Avery Bartlett who finished fifth in the mile with a PR of 4:03.61, standout Jeanine Williams finished first in the 60m hurdles finishing with a time of 8.17.
“We were really happy with the way the women competed today. The women are making some important early season progress. Some of the progress you see in the results like the hurdle performances and a number of personal bests in the distance events. Some of the progress in the horizontal jumps and the vault don’t show up in the results yet but will later in the season. We also have some good potential in the sprints, and I think we will see it later on the results as well”, said women’s track and field head coach Alan Drosky.
The Jackets will back at it again when they travel to Clemson for the Bob Pollock Invitational.