ATLANTA (March 7) – Georgia Tech juniors Clayton Porter (Chesapeake, Va.) and Sara Pardue (Aurora, Colo.) will participate in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday-Saturday at the Randal Tyson Track Complex in Fayetteville, Ark., on the campus of the University of Arkansas.
Porter automatically qualified for the championship event in the long jump after reaching a mark of 25-9.5 at the Virginia Tech Last Chance meet. Porter’s mark is the eighth best in that nation this year and is the second-best indoor long jump in school history.
Pardue ran the second-fastest indoor 800 meters in school history with a 2:07.21 at the Gator Invitational to automatically qualify for the NCAA championships. She also won the ACC Indoor Championship in that event and totaled six top-five finishes during the regular season. Her time is the eighth-best nationally this season.