BLACKSBURG, Va. – Senior Isabel Wakefield earned silver within the ladies’s pentathlon because the Blue Devils wrapped up the opening day of the 2022 ACC Indoor Championships Thursday night.
Wakefield secured her spot on the All-ACC First staff and earned her second-career All-ACC honor after ending as runner-up within the occasion with 4,147 factors. Her efficiency included a pair of first-place finishes within the 60-meter hurdles (8.20 seconds) and lengthy soar (6.11m (20-0.50 ft)) – the latter bettering her No. 4 all-time program mark. Wakefield additionally took second within the pentathlon 800m run with a 2:14.16 end.
Gage Knight additionally had a stable displaying within the first day of the lads’s heptathlon. Via 4 occasions, the sophomore is presently slotted in fourth with 3,011 factors. Knight’s greatest performances of the day got here by way of the 60m and lengthy soar. The Crystal Seashore, Fla., native took first within the 60m as he dashed a personal-best 6.93 seconds, whereas his leap of seven.04m (23-1.25 ft) positioned third. Knight wraps up the pentathlon Friday with the 60m hurdles, pole vault and 1000-meter run remaining.
Duke resumes competitors Friday morning as Knight and freshman Michael Bennett kick off an action-packed day two with the ultimate three heptathlon occasions, starting with the 60m hurdles at 10 a.m. Moreover, 41 different Blue Devils will compete throughout 18 observe and subject occasions all through the day.
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