Jacob Onifer will compete in the men's 800 and 1,000 at the Virginia Tech Challenge on Friday.
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Liberty's Jacob Onifer, Kate Flower, Bailey Reeves and Enajah Winbush will compete in the Virginia Tech Challenge, Friday and Saturday at Rector Field House in Blacksburg, Va.
The meet will get started Friday at 5 p.m., while Saturday's opening events will begin at 11 a.m.
How to Follow the Flames and Lady Flames Live results will be available for the Virginia Tech Challenge, courtesy of Flash Results.
Big South Preview The Virginia Tech Challenge will be Liberty's first of two consecutive meets at Rector Field House. The Flames and Lady Flames will return to Blacksburg for the 2016 Big South Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships, Feb. 26-27.
Liberty is one of four conference teams which has entered athletes in the Virginia Tech Challenge, along with High Point, Radford and Winthrop.
Liberty's Schedule of Events Friday, 5:30 p.m. – Men's 1,000 (Jacob Onifer) Friday, 6:40 p.m. – Women's 60 Prelims (Kate Flower, Enajah Winbush) Friday, 8:15 p.m. – Women's 60 Final (Kate Flower, Enajah Winbush) Friday, 8:40 p.m. – Men's 800 (Jacob Onifer) Friday, 8:50 p.m. – Women's 200 (Kate Flower) Saturday, 1:40 p.m. – Women's 400 (Bailey Reeves)
Chasing Qualifiers Liberty's athletes will be aiming for IC4A/ECAC-qualifying times at the Virginia Tech Challenge. The following are the times they will be shooting for.
Jacob Onifer – Men's 800: 1:54.50, Men's 1,000: 2:28.50 Kate Flower – Women's 60: 7.68, Women's 200: 25.04 Enajah Winbush – Women's 60: 7.68 Bailey Reeves – Women's 400: 57.04
Bound for Boston At this point in the season, 26 Liberty athletes have qualified for the 2016 IC4A and ECAC Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships in individual events. The Flames and Lady Flames have also posted qualifying times in four relays (men's 4 x 400 and 4 x 800, women's 4 x 400 and 4 x 800). The meet will be contested at the Boston University Track & Field Pavilion, March 4-6.
IC4A Individual Qualifiers Aklesso Agama - Triple Jump Jovaine Atkinson - 60 Hurdles Andrew Crowell - 800 Zach Davis - High Jump, Heptathlon Fred Fulton - Shot Put, Weight Throw Darrel Jones - Long Jump, Triple Jump Stephen Racanelli - 200, 400 Ken Ritchey - Pole Vault Jonny Saintil - Triple Jump Colin Schultz - 800 David Scouten - Weight Throw Michael Todd - 800 Carson Waters - Pole Vault
ECAC Individual Qualifiers Corinn Bedell - 400 Mychelle Cumings - Shot Put Erin Edmond - 200, 400 Mariel Finger - Pole Vault Ansley Gebben - 800 Erika Jackson - Pentathlon Ednah Kurgat - 5K Dasiana Larson - Shot Put, Weight Throw Nicole Leonzo - 400 Delaney McDowell - 800, 1,000 Dana Mercer - Long Jump Audrey Rabe - Pole Vault Erin Zappia - High Jump
Big South's Best With one week of competition remaining before the 2016 Big South Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships, numerous Liberty athletes rank among the conference's top three in their respective events.
Men's 200 – Stephen Racanelli (T-1st, 21.84) Men's 400 – Stephen Racanelli (1st, 48.04), Spencer Jamison (2nd, 49.46), Michael Todd (3rd, 49.47) Men's 800 – Michael Todd (1st, 1:52.92), Colin Schultz (2nd, 1:53.84) Men's Mile – Cameron Francis (1st, 4:15.60) Men's 3K – Cameron Francis (3rd, 8:30.37) Men's 5K – Azaria Kirwa (1st, 14:55.21), James Zentmeyer (2nd, 15:01.72), Josh Showalter (3rd, 15:02.23) Men's 60 Hurdles – Jovaine Atkinson (1st, 8.25), Ryan Davis (2nd, 8.34) Men's 4 x 400 Relay – 1st, 3:17.21 Men's Distance Medley Relay – 2nd, 10:20.04 Men's High Jump – Zach Davis (2nd, 6-10.75) Men's Pole Vault – Ken Ritchey (1st, 16-8.75), Carson Waters (3rd, 16-2.75) Men's Long Jump – Darrel Jones (1st, 24-3.5) Men's Triple Jump – Darrel Jones (1st, 49-5.75) Men's Shot Put – Fred Fulton (1st, 53-9) Men's Weight Throw – Fred Fulton (2nd, 60-1.25), David Scouten (3rd, 59-8.5) Men's Heptathlon – Zach Davis (1st, 5,185), Zach Gilroy (2nd, 4,674), Lewis Williams (3rd, 4,613)
Women's 200 – Erin Edmond (1st, 24.78) Women's 400 – Erin Edmond (1st, 55.52), Corinn Bedell (2nd, 56.35) Women's 800 – Delaney McDowell (1st, 2:12.47), Ansley Gebben (2nd, 2:12.60) Women's 5K – Ednah Kurgat (1st, 15:47.89), Aryn Embretson (3rd, 18:12.93) Women's 4 x 400 Relay – 1st, 3:48.46 Women's Distance Medley Relay – 2nd, 12:19.46 Women's High Jump – Erin Zappia (T-1st, 5-7) Women's Pole Vault – Mariel Finger (1st, 12-9.5) Women's Long Jump – Dana Mercer (1st, 18-11.25) Women's Shot Put – Mychelle Cumings (1st, 51-5.75) Women's Pentathlon – Erika Jackson (1st, 3,595), Kylie Polsgrove (2nd, 3,271), Audrey Bamford (3rd, 3,241)
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