February 8 + 9, 2019
A strong season continued across the board for Atlanta Track Club Elite at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational in Boston. Yolanda Ngarambe continue her torch-hot start to the season with yet another personal best of 8:53.97 in the 3000m, outkicking Bowerman Track Club's Vanessa Fraser on her way to the win. On the men's side, Abe Alvarado set an overall (not just indoor!) PR with a 1:46.53 to take second place, while Brandon Lasater also set an outright PR of 3:59.11 in the mile. Dylan Capwell finished 4th in the 800m in 1:48.41.
View full meet results here: http://bit.ly/2SFWDBB Elsewhere on the weekend, Keturah Orji took another victory at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas with a 6th-round long jump of 21" feet and 4.25 inches. View full results here: http://bit.ly/2GkOPiW
January 18-19, 2019
Atlanta Track Club's Elite Team had its first collective breakout meet of the year at the Clemson Invitiational, starting with a massive *six* second PR from Yolanda Ngarambe, who ran a 4:31.59 in the mile. This will qualify the Swede for European Championships and is her second PR in two weeks at Clemson. Additionally, Abe Alvarado ran a world leading 1:48.70. Keturah Orji made her Atlanta Track Club debut in this meet, which was where she set the American indoor Triple Jump record one year ago. This year, she jumped 14.39m to take the win again. View full results here: http://adkins.trackscoreboard.com/#/results/meet/113
January 11, 2019
PRs abounded as the team kicked off the indoor season at Clemson! Yolanda took home an impressive victory in the Mile, while Dylan Capwell, Ellie Abrahamson and Eden Meyer made impressive Atlanta Track Club debuts. Below are the results from the events the squad competed in. MEN - 1000m Section 1 (11): 1. Avery Bartlett, SR, Georgia Tech, 2:22.49 2. John Lewis, SR, Clemson, 2:22.63 1 3. Edward Kemboi, Atlanta Track Club (KEN), 2:22.91 1 4. Dylan Capwell, Atlanta Track Club, 2:23.05 5. Patrick Peterson, Atlanta Track Club, 2:23.43 6. Humberto Freire, JR, Florida State, 2:24.57 7. Dean Cronin, Atlanta Track Club, 2:27.46 ... Mile : 1. Brandon Lasater, Atlanta Track Club, 4:09.08 2. Jacob Slann, JR, Clemson, 4:14.57 3. John Ward, SO, Clemson, 4:17.85 Mile Section 1: 1. Yolanda Ngrambe, Atlanta Track Club (SWE), 4:37.43 2. Ellie Abrahamson, Atlanta Track Club, 4:45.88 3. Maudie Skyring, SO, Florida State, 4:47.36 4. Megan Malasarte, Atlanta Track Club, 4:49.50 5. Megan Mooney, SO, Florida State, 4:52.28 6. Eden Meyers, Atlanta Track Club, 4:56.52 7. Jodie Judd, SO, Florida State, 4:57.46 8. Althea Hewitt, FR, Florida State, 4:58.76 9. Heather Holt, FR, North Carolina St., 4:59.30 10. Sarah LaTour, FR, North Carolina St., 4:59.88 11. Riley Coggin, FR, Clemson, 5:00.20