LADY VOLS FINISH 1-2-3 IN 3,000-METER
The Lady Vols began the 2022 indoor season on a excessive be aware for Tennessee monitor & area because the trio of Sydney Seymour, Katie Thronson and Olivia Janke completed 1-2-3 within the ladies’s 3,000-meter run. Seymour gained the occasion with a time of 9:31.94, whereas Thronson crossed the road second in 9:36.37. She was adopted by Janke in third at 9:38.35.
Freshman Brooke Dixon additionally ran within the 3,000m, ending fifth in 9:47.29. Dixon’s time set a private greatest for the Brownsburg, Indiana, native.
JOELLA LLOYD OPENS SEASON WITH 60-METER WIN
Joella Lloyd, a 2020 Tokyo Olympian and reigning SEC Indoor Champion within the 60-meter, acquired her season began Friday night time with one other victory within the 60m. Lloyd cruised by way of prelims and into the finals as the highest qualifier with a time of 7.47.
She lowered her time within the finals, profitable the occasion in 7.30. Fellow Lady Vol Shatara Johnson additionally reached the finals of the 60m, inserting fourth at 7.58 and setting a personal-best time.
NEW LADY VOLS WIN ON DEBUT
Newcomers Sara Borton and Charisma Taylor every picked up wins of their respective occasions Friday night time as they made their Lady Vol debuts.
Borton gained the ladies’s pole vault in lifetime-best style as she cleared a top of 4.00m (13-1.5). On the indoor pole vault top-10 listing, Borton ranks seventh all-time in Lady Vol historical past.
Taylor earned her victory within the ladies’s 60-meter hurdles, crossing the road in 8.15. In prelims, Taylor ran 8.11, which made her the No. 1 qualifier for finals and tied Domonique Turner for third-fastest in program historical past within the occasion.
Tennessee capped the opening night time of the Virginia Tech Invitational with 10 whole top-3 placements. Those embody winners: Borton, Lloyd, Seymour and Taylor. UT’s second-place finishers have been: Thronson, Joe Hoots, Mia O’Neil and Alex Kay. Placing third for the Orange & White: Mikele Vickers and Janke.
Kay’s second-place end within the 500-meter noticed him put up a time of 1:03.31, which ties him for fifth-quickest in program historical past alongside Terrance Livingston and Isky Moat.
Brooke Dixon – Women’s 3000 – 9:47.29
Canaan Anderson – Men’s 3000 – 8:24.82
Fuji Anday – Men’s 3000 – 8:37.85
Matthew McMillan – Men’s 3000 – 8:38.81
Emma Dilullo – Women’s 1000 – 2:58.70
Carolyn Barksdale – Women’s 1000 – 3:05.22
Charisma Taylor – Women’s 60mh – 8.11
Peyton Davis – Men’s 60mh – 8.67
Shatara Johnson – Women’s 60m – 7.58
Prom’Myse Hoosier – Women’s 60m – 7.83
Skyler Reynolds – Women’s 60m – 7.90
Eli Nahom – Men’s Mile – 4:21.01
Devin Sullivan – Men’s Mile – 4:30.63
Sara Borton – Women’s Pole Vault – 4.00m (13-1.5)
Maia Stewart – Women’s 500 – 1:13.70
Emma Dilullo – Women’s 500 – 1:19.17
Alex Kay – Men’s 500 – 1:03.31
Kameron Helmlinger – Men’s 500 – 1:04.80
Garison Breeding – Men’s Triple Jump – 15.25m (50.5)
Nicole Sreenan – Women’s 300 – 39.12
The Virginia Tech Invitational wraps up Saturday with Tennessee multis, jumpers, sprinters and distance runners in motion on the Rector Field House. Competition begins at 11 a.m. ET with ladies’s excessive soar and wraps up at 3:15 p.m. with the lads’s 4x400m relay.
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