ATLANTA (March 3) – Mishanta Reyes and Clayton Porter competed in the long jump on March 3 at the Pontiac Grand Prix U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships. The two-day meet was held at the Georgia Dome.
Reyes, who won the ACC Championship in the long jump just two weeks ago, had the top finish of the pair, as she placed fifth in the event with a leap of 19-4.75. Reyes recorded a NCAA provisional jump of 20-5.75 in her win at the ACC meet earlier in the year. That jumps ranks 15th in the nation so far this year.
Porter, who had previously recorded NCAA provisional qualifying marks in the long jump, and has the 12th-best distance in the nation entering the weekend (25-4.25), finished 11th in a strong field with his jump of 24-0.25.
The next competition of the indoor season for the Yellow Jackets will be next weekend on March 9-10 at the NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Ark.