North Carolina's Keller and Virginia Tech's Harrison Named ACC Indoor Track & Field Performers of the Week
Feb. 3, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. - North Carolina's Daniel Keller has been chosen as the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Indoor Track & Field Performer of the Week, while Virginia Tech's Queen Harrison has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Indoor Track & Field Performer of the Week.
Keller, a Tar Heel senior from High Point, N.C., set a new North Carolina school record in the Heptathlon over the weekend. The new record of 5,605 points, besting the previous mark by over 300 points. The performance came at North Carolina's Eddie Smith Field House in the Texas Roadhouse Carolina Classic and qualified him provisionally for the NCAA Championships with the second best score nationally this season.
Harrison, a junior for the Hokies from Richmond, Va., scored automatic qualification in the 60m Hurdles over the weekend with a personal best time of 8.02 seconds. She finished won the event at the Penn State National and set a new meet record in the process. Harrison also won the invitational section of the 400m dash with a provisional qualifying time of 53.67 seconds.
North Carolina will travel this weekend to the Armory Invitational in New York City while Virginia Tech will host the VT Elite Meet in Blacksburg.