Virginia Tech Men’s Track & Field Earns Share of ACC Indoor Championship

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Jacory Patterson helped Virginia Tech to an ACC Championship over the weekend. (Photo courtesy of Virginia Tech athletics)

Virginia Tech’s Men’s Track & Field team clinched a share of the ACC Indoor Championship with Florida State in Blacksburg over the weekend. Both teams finished with 117 points.

The finish marked the 14th ACC Championship for the track & field program. Nine of those championships have been won by the men’s team, with five of them coming in the Indoor season. The men’s program has won an ACC Championship in seven of the last nine years.

The Hokies had some impressive individual performances…

Deakin Volz: Finished No. 1 in the pole vault for the second straight years.

Peter Seufer: No. 1 in the 3,000 meters

Jacory Patterson: No. 1 in the 400 meters, becoming Tech’s first-ever winner in that event. He broke his own school record with a time of 46.04.

Isaiah Rogers: Earned 16 points in the field events and was named ACC Field MVP.

Many Hokies also turned in personal best performances during the event.

Men’s 400
Jacory Patterson (46.04)
Miles Green (47.38)

Men’s 800
Bashir Mosavel-Lo (1:48.74)

Men’s 3,000
Peter Seufer (7:59.60)
Dave Whitfield (8:49.33)

Men’s Shot Put
Tyson Jones (17.69 meters; 58 feet, 0.5 inch)
Isaiah Rogers (18.19 meters; 59 feet, 8.25 inch)
Matt Manilli (10.12 meters; 33 feet, 2.5 inches)
John Manilli (8.84 meters; 29 feet, 0 inches)

Men’s Pole Vault
Harrison Rice (4.95 meters; 16 feet, 2.75 inches)

Men’s 60 hurdles
Jaelyn Demory (6.35)

Heptathlon
Jaelyn Demory (5,086 points)

Men’s Weight Throw
Isaiah Rogers (20.74 meters; 68 feet, 0.5 inches)

Men’s 5,000
Fitsum Seyoum (14:21.52)

Men’s 400
Miles Green (47.96)
Eldon Phillips (49.43)

Men’s 60
Cole Beck (6.73)
Jaelyn Demory (6.95)
Matthew Manilli (7.04)
John Manilli (7.30)

Men’s 300
Cole Beck (21.36)

Men’s Long Jump
Donovan Louis (7.13 meters; 23 feet, 4.75 inches)
John Manilli (6.30 meters; 20 feet, 8 inches)

Men’s High Jump
John Manilli (1.81 meters; 5 feet, 11.25 inches)
Jaelyn Demory (1.78 meters; 5 feet, 10 inches)

The women’s team also competed well over the weekend, finishing in third place in the event. Thanks to the performances of their track & field teams over the weekend, Virginia Tech holds a 7-3 advantage over UVA in the Commonwealth Clash.

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    1. we should send several to the NCAA’s. The field events and 3K are our strengths on the men’s side. If coach can attract two more sprinters to combine with Corey and his wing man in the 400 we are going to be hard to handle!

  1. I will have to get out and see this guy (Jacory) run one of these days/years. Sorta tried a couple weeks ago, but on a learning curve here, still fun to even watch the wannabes run

  2. Jacory has the stride of a big time track sprinter. He is very fluid and as he matures he is going to get stronger and faster. I expect to see him competing in the finals of the 400 within 3 years.

    1. I saw that too! I ran the 400. Becks time would beat Jacory too:-)

      21.36 in the 300 is either a misprint or Beck is better than Bolt!

    1. He was in the Decathlon. All of those PR’s were from his competition in that event. He was NOT in the regular version of those events.

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