ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – After a lot of hard work, growth and dedication throughout the indoor season, Andrew White represented Wake Forest at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday night inside the Albuquerque Convention Center.
White claimed a second team All-America nod after a 13th place finish in the weight throw. He recorded a 21.15m, which ranks third in program history. The Canton, Ohio native now owns the top four weight throws in program history, all taking place this season. The graduate student is the first All-American on the men’s side since 2019.
Top Five Weight Throws in Wake Forest History
1) 22.06m (2023)
2) 21.60m (2023)
3) 21.15m (2023)
4) 21.13m (2023)
(Note: Thomas Vanoppen did not compete)
Saturday will wrap up a very successful indoor season for the Demon Deacons, with multiple school records getting broken along the way.
New Wake Forest Indoor Track & Field School Record Holders
In addition to the program records, seven Demon Deacons earned All-ACC honors following top performances at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships in Louisville, Ky. (Feb. 23-25).
From the Staff
Coming soon – director of track & field and cross country John Hayes
“I couldn’t be more proud of Andrew, it’s been an amazing journey coaching him in the weight. From throwing 12m in his first meet as a freshman, to throwing 22m this year, breaking the school record and making the national meet. Now, it’s time to shift focus to the outdoor season.” – associate head coach Collin Post
Following the conclusion of indoor season, the Demon Deacons men’s and women’s track & field teams will have a week turnaround before the start of outdoor action, as they prepare for the 49er Classic in Charlotte (March 16-18).
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