Keydets Finish Bucknell Invite with Qualifiers
Courtesy: Brian McWalters Photography

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Looking to finish the Bison Outdoor Classic strong with additional IC4A/ECAC qualifying times and marks, the VMI track and field teams saw several individuals accomplish the task Sunday on the final day of competition for the meet.


Jahanzib Shahbaz ran a 1:53.40 for 18th place in the 800 meter, which ranks fourth on the SoCon list for the event. The time also qualifies Shahbaz for the IC4A/ECAC Championships for the second time this weekend as Saturday night he qualified in the 1500-meter run by placing second overall in 3:53.87.


On Saturday night women’s distance runner Logan Luckett ran a new personal record in the 5k with a time of 17:47, putting her in the top 10 of the SoCon list.


Adam Waite ran a 1:56.21 in the 800 meter.


Sarah Leckman threw a 13.61m for seventh place in the shot put, which ranks No. 2 on the SoCon list and qualifies her for the ECAC Championships.  Tiffany Quick placed eighth in the discus at 40.66 meters for an impressive showing in the event.  

The Keydets compete Friday and Saturday at the Duke Invitational in Durham , North Carolina.