Redshirt Freshman Grace Barnett won the women’s mile at the prestigious Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., last Friday. Barnett’s win was her second at a top collegiate meet this season, joining the Armory Track Invitational crown she won a few weeks ago in New York City.
Barnett turned in a time of 4:41.85, a personal best. Her time ranks third in school history after the outstanding showing.
Barnett’s win, along with a school record in the 4×400 helped the Tigers move into the top-15 in the national rankings by the USTFCCCA.
The Tigers will compete in the ACC Indoor Championships in Blacksburg, Va. To be held Feb. 26-28.
February 16, 2019