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Final Results

ATLANTA, Ga. - - Belmont University track and field turned in a number of standout performances at the Georgia Tech Invitational this weekend.

Fresh off his OVC championship victory, junior Marcus Bridger-Wilkinson (Newbury, England) blitzed a competitive field in the 1500 meters. His personal record and Belmont record time of 3:43.13 was nearly two seconds clear of the field.

Bridger-Wilkinson will head into the NCAA East Regional meet with confidence.

Also on the men's side, junior Austin Landis (Victor, Mont.) placed sixth in the javelin with a distance of 60.21m and ninth in the hammer throw with a mark of 56.18m.

Freshman Stuart Landis (Victor, Mont.) placed 15th in the javelin.

OVC Champion junior Erick Kigen (Eldoret, Kenya) placed 16th in a deep 800 meter field, coming in at 1:52.09.

Junior John Inniger (Arlington, Ohio) came in 27th in the 200 meters in a time of 22.05.

On the women's side, sophomore Hannah Wittman (Lindenhurst, Ill.) placed 16th in the 1500 meters in a time of 4:34.07. Senior Jilian Linklater (Lake Orion, Mich.) placed 16th in high jump with a mark of 1.61m.

Sophomore Emily Davis (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) came in 29th in the 400 meters in a time of 56.58.

Coaches will sort through times and marks Sunday to determine qualifiers for the NCAA East Regional meet at the Univ. of North Florida May 29-31.