Multiple Ic4A/ECAC Qualifiers at VA Tech Invite
Ten men qualified for the IC4A meet led by Patterson Wilhelm, who has provisionally qualified in the NCAA 5K, who ran the 3K in 8:12.39 and Jon Grey in 8:12.98 leading to all time W&M rankings of 9 and 10 for W&M. Colin leak and Ben Massam also qualified. Brian Sklodowski and Jay Bilsborrow went 5th and 6th in the 800 with 1:53.17 and 1:53.38. IC4A qualfiers in the mile were Lewis Woodward and Cabell Rosanelli with times of 4:10.86 and 4:13.04. Ian Fitzgerald, hot off is NCAA miler qualifier, ran 14:33 in the 5K while Cam Shriver cleared 6-9 in the high jump.
Not to be outdone, seven women met the ECAC standard with Emily Anderson cutting several seconds off her time from last week with a 4:43.50 performance in the mile. This is just off the 4:43.33 she ran last year indoors which is the fastest W&M performance under cover and the second fastest period. Rebecca Ward ran 5:00.82 and Heather Beichner was 13th in 5:01.13. In the 3K, Lynn Morelli ran 9:48 and Kayley Byrne finished in 9:56. Pole vaulters Nicole Kazuba and Emily Jeremiah went 5th and 9th in 12'5.5" and 11'.75". Sally Ford ran 18:08 in the 5K.
The athletic department has made a nice addition to their website. You can now see the men's and women's seasonal best or each performance by each male and female.