Jan. 23, 2010
BLACKSBURG, Va. –
Kim Williams opened her 2010 campaign where she left off with another first place finish as she claimed the long jump at the Hokie Invitational on Saturday with a jump of 20-6.25.
The duo of Brian Chibudu and Ngonidzashe Makusha each posted NCAA provisional marks in the long jump. Chibudu claimed top honors with a top jump of 25-7.5 eclipsing the NCAA provisional mark of 24-7.25. Makusha, the Rector Field House long jump record holder, opened the event with a jump of 25-3.5 for second place by five inches over his nearest competitor.
“The long jumpers did a fantastic job today,” associate head coach Harlis Meaders said. “It is still early and we look a little rusty but we are making strides every day.”
Kim Williams (16th, 25.04) and Danielle Jeffrey (20th/25.30).
Brandon Byram narrowly missed an NCAA provisional mark in the 200m as he finished second overall. Byram clocked a 21.29 in the event just missing the provisional mark of 21.23.
The Seminoles will take a break from Blacksburg as they will head to Lexington, Ky. to partake in the Rod McCravy Memorial hosted by the University of Kentucky before returning to Blacksburg for the Virginia Tech Elite Meet Feb. 5-6.