Two First Place Finishes Highlight Day One At Georgia Relays

March 15, 2013

Live Results

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia Tech track and field members Jonathan Gardner and Jhanelle McLeod took first in the men’s and women’s triple jumps, respectively, Friday at the Georgia Relays to open Tech’s outdoor season.

Gardner leaped to a career-best distance of 15.94m (52-03.75) to win the triple jump. Myles McDavid placed fourth in the same event with a jump of 14.09m (46-02.75).

In her first event since the 2012 NCAA East Preliminary rounds, McLeod won the women’s triple jump with a personal-best distance of 13.09m (42-11.50). Julienne McKee placed fifth in the event with a jump of 12.20m (40-0.50).

In the hurdle events, Kamilah Bakari placed second in the women’s 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.49. Monique Pate took fourth and crossed the line in 14.86.

On the men’s side, Spencer Allen placed third in the 110-meters, logging a time of 14.84.

The Jackets continue action Saturday at the Georgia Relays with the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase scheduled for 11 a.m.

RELATED HEADLINES

Griffin track ACC Championships 2017
January 17, 2019 Yellow Jackets Make Trip to Nashville

Georgia Tech travels to the Music City for second week of indoor

Two First Place Finishes Highlight Day One At Georgia Relays
January 11, 2019 Bartlett Breaks School Record During Clemson Invitational

Broken 31-Year-Old Record Caps Big Day for Jackets