Duke Closes Terrier Classic with Five Top-30 Finishes

Duke Closes Terrier Classic with Five Top-30 Finishes

BOSTON, Mass. – Duke track and field wrapped competition at the BU Terrier Classic on Saturday with the Blue Devils tallying one top-five program mark while also finishing in the top third of all four events the squad took part in via the efforts of Emily Cole, Julia Fenerty, Lauren Tolbert, Charlotte Tomkinson and Kelli Wilson.
All five individuals turned in solid performances and finished among the top 30 in their respective events – all of which featured stacked competition fields.

  • Graduate student Julia Fenerty etched herself into the program record books with a personal-best showing in the women’s mile.
  • Fenerty shaved seven seconds off her previous best and turned in a mark of 4:39.52 – good for 19th place overall and No. 5 all-time in Duke lore.
  • Charlotte Tomkinson also took part in the mile run with the senior trimming five seconds off her previous time for a PR and 26th-place finish of 4:42.69.
  • Sophomore Lauren Tolbert earned the highest placement of the day for the Blue Devils, clocking 2:07.55 to place 16th overall.
  • Senior Kelli Wilson and graduate student Emily Cole closed out the day in their respective distance events – Cole taking part in the 3,000m with Wilson primed for the 5,000m.
  • Wilson finished 27th via a mark of 16:56.80 while Cole crossed the finish line in 9:48.47 to place 29th.
  • To check out the full meet results, click here.

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