Two W&L Indoor T&F Athletes in Action at CNU

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams each had an athlete in action at the Christopher Newport Last Chance Pentathlon on Wednesday afternoon.

On the men’s side, sophomore Tyler Grant (Suwanee, Ga./South Forsyth) came in fifth place overall and set a new school record with a total of 2,974 points. He covered the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 8.49 seconds, leapt 5.75 meters in the high jump, tossed the shot put 9.73 meters, cleared 1.66 meters in the high jump and finished the 1,000 meters in a time of 2:51.98.

On the women’s side, senior Maggie Sutherland (Pittsburgh, Pa./Sewickley) competed in just four of the five events. She finished the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 9.18 seconds, cleared 1.50 meters in the jigh jump, tossed the shot 10.11 meters and recorded a distance of 4. 39 meters in the long jump.

Both the men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams are scheduled to compete in the Virginia Tech Last Chance meet on Saturday beginning at 9:00 am.

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