April 21, 2005
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Seniors Anthony Hoover and Kyle Rabbitt posted top-three finishes to lead the Georgia Tech track and field teams on day one of the 2005 Outdoor Atlantic Coast Conference Championships on Thursday. The men’s team is currently in first place with 22 points, while the 20th-ranked women’s team is in 10th place with three points.
Hoover, a native of Chambersburg, Pa., garnered All-ACC honors for the first time in his career with a personal-record throw of 201 feet, 3 inches, in the men’s javelin throw, to finish third. Rabbitt, a native of Red Oak, Ga., earned all-conference honors in the men’s 10,000 meters with a time of 30:07.02, finishing third.
Senior Dore’ Madere broke her own school record in the women’s hammer throw with a mark of 174 feet, 1 inch, finishing in sixth place. Senior Eric Massy finished fifth in the men’s hammer throw with a mark of 179 feet, 2 inches.
Senior Greg McCormick posted a fifth-place finish in the men’s javelin throw with a toss of 186 feet, 6 inches. The Yellow Jackets will continue at the outdoor ACC meet on Friday. For live results, please go to Live Results.
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