April 19, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Georgia Tech track and field juniors Brandon Lasater and Nikita Kirillov, and senior Julienne McKee earned All-ACC honors to highlight the final day at the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Outdoor Track and Field championships at North Carolina’s Belk Track, Fetzer Field and Finley Field.
The Georgia Tech men’s team placed 12th with 22 team points, and the women’s team placed 14th with 15 team points. Florida State swept both the men’s and women’s titles with 113 and 111 points respectively.
Lasater, who won the 800 meters at the 2014 ACC Indoor Championships, earned second team All-ACC honors with a time of 1:51.79 for eight team points. Teammate Zack Fanelty took sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.11.
McKee placed second and earned second team All-ACC honors in the women’s triple jump with a leap of 12.82m (42-00.75) for eight team points. McKee earned second team All-ACC honors in the long jump at the ACC Indoor Championships.
Kirillov placed third for third team All-ACC honors in the men’s pole vault with a height of 5.15m (16-10.75). Kirillov also earned third team All-ACC honors at the Indoor ACC Championships.
In the relay events, the men’s 4×100-meter relay team comprised of Broderick Snoddy, Jonathan Gardner, Spencer Allen and Alexander Reese placed eighth with a time of 41.87. The women’s 4×100-meter team of Jazmyne Taylor, Christina Pensock, Ama Larbi and Donjhae Jones also placed eighth in a time of 47.82.
Julian Darden, Zack Fanelty, Nat Estes and Chris Burnett ran the men’s 4×400-meter relay in 3:21.49 to finish 13th and the women’s team of Christina Pensock, Jazmyne Taylor, Donjhae Jones and Ama Larbi ran the race in a time of 3:46.04.