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Duke Opens Raleigh Relays Setting Three Top-Five Program Marks

Duke Opens Raleigh Relays Setting Three Top-Five Program Marks


RALEIGH, N.C. – Duke track and field was back in action this weekend as the first day of the Raleigh Relays saw the Blue Devils register a trio of top-five program marks via the men’s 1500m, women’s javelin and women’s shot put.
 
TOP PERFORMANCES

  • Graduate student MaKayla Mason got the morning started for Duke with a strong showing in the women’s shot put, registering a top-five finish while etching a spot for herself on the program charts.
  • Mason delivered her best throw on attempt number five, launching the shot put 15.94m (52-3.25 feet) to place fifth overall among the 50-member field and move into No. 2 all-time at Duke.
  • Over in the women’s javelin, freshman Julia Magliaro improved upon her performance from a week ago as she finished as the top collegiate finisher and the overall event runner-up.
  • Coming through in the clutch on her sixth and final throw, Magliaro’s toss measured 50.49m (165-7 feet) – good for second place at the meet and fourth in program lore.
  • Beck Wittstadt turned in a personal-best outing in the men’s 1500m en route to the junior notching a top-15 finish in a field featuring over 200 competitors.
  • Wittstadt shaved over 17 seconds off his previous best event time, clocking 3:41.37 for 12th place – the time good for third in the Duke record books.
  • To see the full results from the meet, click here.

 
UP NEXT
The Blue Devils continue competition at the Raleigh Relays, commencing the day at 9:45 a.m., in the women’s discus. Action on the track gets underway for Duke starting at 12:40 p.m., with the women’s 110m hurdles.
 
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