Hoyas Wrap up Day Two at Virginia Tech Indoor Track & Field Invitational
Blacksburg, Va. – The Georgetown University men and women’s track and field teams wrapped final competition at the two-day Virginia Tech Indoor Invitational, held Friday-Saturday, January 23-24, at Rector Field House on the campus of Virginia Tech. Several Hoyas posted top five performances at the meet.
Rob Koborsi (Sr., Houston, Texas/Jersey Village) was the top individual finisher on the men’s side. Koborsi crossed the finish line of the 3000-meter run in 8:13.02. The next closest runner was Chad Pearson of North Carolina State in second place with a 8:17.15. Fleet Hower (So., Marion, Va./Marion) was fourth in the race with a time of 8:20.79.
James Graham (Sr., Washington, DC/Northwestern) took home runner-up honors in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:55.09. Virginia’s McGavock Dunbar turned in the winning time of 1:59.79.
Georgetown’s 4 x 400-meter relay team had a fourth-place finish on the day. Mason Elite Track Club won the 4x400, and the Hoyas were second in 3:15.32. Tennessee was third in 3:15.64.
Monica Hargrove (Sr., New Haven, Conn./James Hillhouse) and Treniere Clement (Sr., Stow, Ohio/Stow-Monroe Falls) had strong showings for the Hoya women. Clement’s time of 9:35.31 earned her third place in the 3000-meters. First place went to Mary-Jane Harrelson of Nike (9:32.99), while Julia Lucas of N.C. State was second in 9:34.86. Hargrove ran 54.98 to claim fourth place in the 400-meter dash. Karen Shinkins of New Balance was the winner of the 400 in 54.98.
Sabine Knothe (Dortmund, Germany/Mallinckrodt Gymnasium) registered a 2:14.43 to take fifth place in the 800-meter run. GU alum Katrina de Boer had the day’s fastest time in the event with 2:09.78.
Amanda Pape (Sr., Olathe, Kan./Olathe South) and Kim Malcolm (So., West Chester, Pa./Villa Maria Academy) ran seventh and eighth in the mile run with times of 5:00.69 and 5:00.78, respectively. Alisa Harvey, running unattached, won the race in 4:50.09.
The GU 4 x 800-meter relay team ran to victory in the event with a 9:05.86, with Virginia Tech taking second place in 9:14.41. The Hoyas “B” team earned fifth place in 3:52.43. The winning time was 3:39.63, run by a group of unattached runners.
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