Jackets Earn High Performances at Clemson Opener – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets


THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech monitor and subject groups began the 2022-23 indoor season with a number of first place and high three performances on Friday on the Clemson Opener.

Tech swept the boys’s 600m with Jameson Miller working a primary place and personal-best time of 1:19.62. Parker Buchheit positioned second with a personal-best time of 1:20.45 and Jeremiah LaDuca got here in third with a time of 1:20.47.

Within the girls’s excessive leap, Shanty Papakosta gained the occasion with a mark of 1.78 meters (5-10). Carla du Plessis positioned second (1.71m/5-7.25) and Camille Trotman completed in fourth place (1.65m/5-5). On the boys’s aspect, Omar Arnaout positioned third (2.00m/6-6.75) and McKinley Thompson tied for fourth place with a mark of 1.95 meters (6-4.75).

Tech earned second-place finishes within the males’s triple leap and ladies’s lengthy leap. John Watkins recorded a second-place mark of 14.94 meters (49-0.25) within the triple leap. Mikayla Williams took dwelling second within the lengthy leap with a career-best mark of 5.80 meters (19-0.5).

Sheleah Harris earned two high three finishes within the girls’s 200m and 60-meter sprint. Harris gained the 200m with a personal-best time of 24.22 and positioned second within the 60-meter finals with one other career-best time of seven.33. Chloe Davis additionally competed within the girls’s 60-meter sprint and completed fourth within the occasion (7.49, PB).

Within the girls’s 400m, Lydia Troupe positioned second with a time of 56.90 and Ilene Soleyn completed fourth with a time of 57.46.

Each Taylor Grimes and Riley Perlakowski earned third-place finishes of their respective occasions. Grimes positioned third with a time of 8.56 within the finals of the ladies’s 60-meter hurdles. Within the girls’s 1000 meters, Perlakowski ran a third-place time of two:53.25.



Aggressive Drive Initiative
In a unified endeavor, Georgia Tech, the Georgia Tech Basis, Georgia Tech athletics and the Alexander-Tharpe Fund have come collectively to speed up funding for student-athlete scholarships with the launch of the Aggressive Drive Initiative. The initiative kicks off with the Speed up GT Match Program, the place any new reward to the A-T Fund’s Athletic Scholarship Fund made by way of Dec. 31 will likely be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Georgia Tech Basis, as much as $2.5 million. Ought to Speed up GT attain its $2.5 million fundraising purpose, the matching reward would lead to a $5 million impression for Georgia Tech athletics. To study extra and to contribute on-line, go to atfund.org/speed up.

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