NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt track and field hits the road for the first time this season when it travels to Boston, Massachusetts, to compete in Harvard’s Crimson Elite Friday and Boston University’s Bruce Lehane Scarlet & White Invitational Saturday.
Vandy will travel a small group of student-athletes from the multi/jumps, sprints and distance groups to Boston. The Commodore throwers will have the weekend to train as they prepare for the Music City Challenge Feb. 9-10 and postseason competition.
Commodores Compete in Cambridge Friday
Action will begin Friday at the Crimson Elite with the pentathlon 60-meter hurdles at 9:30 a.m. CT. Live results are available online.
Saturday at the Scarlet & White Invitational
Events will begin Saturday at 10 a.m. CT when the Dores compete in the 60 meters prelims. The meet is livestreamed by FloTrack, and live results are posted online.
The last time out
• Julia Rosenberg reset the school record in the 1,000 meters, PRing by 9 seconds (3:43.76). The previous week at the Commodore Challenge, she turned in a 10-second PR to win the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:37.57.
• Three Commodores—Allyria McBride (5.98 meters), Lena Gooden (5.85 meters) and Anaya Webster (5.79 meters)—long jumped their way onto the program’s all-time top 10 performers list.
• McBride is ranked 11th overall among SEC long jumpers, and Gooden ranks 15th overall and third among freshmen in the conference at this point in the season.
• McBride also recorded the fifth-fastest 400-meter time in school history, finishing second in the event with a time of 54.56 seconds.
• Madison Murray tallied 3,540 points in the pentathlon for a 500-point PR. The score ranks ninth in program history.
• The 4×400-meter relay team of Ella Escobar, Gooden, McBride and Falon Spearman won the event at the Vanderbilt invitational with a time of 3:43.01, improving upon their time from the previous week by more than a second.