New Balance Nationals Indoor is upon us and MileSplit is on-site covering the best athletes from around the country. This article provides you with the links you need to keep up with the action as well as some quick highlights from each event.
- Results Page
- Twitter Feed
- Schedule and Meet Information
- Meet Entries
- Photo Albums
- Meet Previews - Girls / Boys
Day 1 Winner Updates - Results Page
We will be providing short highlights from each event below, for your convenience we have also linked to each event's rankings page where the entire 2017 season's performances so far has been ordered from 1 to 1,000. For full results uploading throughout the day check out the results page.
FRIDAY TRACK EVENTS
--- Finals ---- Your girls EE Champion is Akira Rhodes (Charlotte, NC) running 8.60, cracks the top 20 in the nation.
The boys race brought a new meet record! Tyrone Bryan and Tai Brown finish first and second running 7.88 US#4 and 7.92 US#8 respectively. They both were under the meet standard coming in to today of 7.97 set in 2011 by Jermaine Collier of Trenton, NJ.
---- Prelims --- Boys prelims were led by Tai Brown (Queens, NY) who ran a quick 7.95 from heat three. The top athlete heading into the girls final is Akira Rhodes (Charlotte, NC) 8.66. Will update with the EE Champions after finals.
--- Finals --- Semira Killebrew finishes the job winning a very fast EE final with a 7.49 US#13, that destroyed the meet record of 7.55 set last year by Sophia Falco. In fact four girls ran under the record and five were under 7.60.
Donovan Louis, the top athlete in prelims, improved on his 6.92 qualifying time with a 6.87 meet record in a very close finish with Aman Bivens second at 6.87 and Jaheim Jones third 6.88. The old standard was 6.88.
--- Prelims --- Girls prelims leader was Semira Killebrew (Indianapolis, IN) 7.57. Boys #1 seed heading into finals is Donovan Louis (Triangle, VA) 6.92.
Heather Holt (George C Marshall, VA) wins the 2 mile kicking it home to a 10:46.29, US#11 this season. Tashala Turner (Morgantown, WV) right behind her at 10:46.93 after making up ground on the bell lap. Ten girls ran under 11 minutes.
Alec Schrank (Winchester, VA) runs 9:15.87 US#5 after a strong finishing kick to take the lead late in the race. Philip Lambert (Fredericksburg, VA) second at 9:19.60.
Stephanie Davis (Upper Marlboro) wins the girls with a run of 55.62, Masai Russer (Potomac, MD) 55.85 and Elizabeth Drab (Arlington Heights) 55.90 also under 56 seconds in second and third.
For the boys Sean Duffy (Saline, MI) wins it out of heat six at 49.36, nine boys under 50 seconds.
Westerly TC wins the girls SMR with a run of 4:09.07 US#3 this season. The top five finishers broke the top 15 nationally.
Hamden TC out of Connecticut wins the boys EE SMR running 3:34.26 US#5.
Boys title went to Nicholas Wilson (Hyattsville, MD) 21.86, girls was won by Dajah Parker-Love (Chesapeake, VA) 24.47.
Preliminary leaders: Girls - Victoria Tachinski 24.61, Boys - Xavier Williams 21.73.
NATIONAL RECORD! Brie Oakley became the first girl to break 16 minutes indoors for the 5K running 15:55.75, she would rank fifth all-time when including outdoor marks. Read more about the historic run here.
The boys race was won by Ben Varghese (Gray, TN) with a 14:47.25 after a masterful kick late in the race. Five boys went sub-15 between the two races.
Lake Braddock girls wins this one running 9:15.64, Browning 2:23.02, McAvoy 2:23.77, Schwers 2:28.36, Tippet 2:00.49.
St. Anthony's takes the boys race running 7:58.67, Fairfield (CT) and Freehold (NJ) also break eight minutes running 7:59.42 and 7:59.61.
Western Branch (VA) girls set a new meet record at 1:40.02, breaking the 1:40.49 standard set in 2014 by Oak Park (MI).
The boys EE Championship went to Lee-Davis TC (VA), 1:30.76.
Camille Davre (Milwaukee, WI) wins the EE 800 meter for the second year in a row running 2:12.64. Last year she set the EE meet record in the event with her 2:09.23.
Miles Owens of Grafton HS ran 1:54.88 out of heat 2 for the win.
The North Rockland girls repeat as champions running 11:41.04. Katelyn Tuohy provides a 4:50 anchor.
Carlisle sets a new national record! 9:56.18, read more about it here.
5 Star (MD) won the EE girls 4x400 running 3:55.62.
FRIDAY FIELD EVENTS
Carlie Queen (Pleasant Hill, MD) wins the national title at 5-10.75!
Shelby Bigsby (Montclair, NJ) wins the shot put with a 44-08 cracking the top 20 in the nation this season, also just missing the EE meet record of 44-09.
The boys EE shot put was won by Paul Kemsley (Lancaster, NY) with a mark of 55-02.25.
The boys EE title was won by DelMario Hairston (Mentor, OH) set the EE meet record with his mark of 23-08 US#7. The old standard was held by Derage Ty Maon with his jump of 23-05.5 last year.
Cierra Pyles (Potomac, MD) leaps to 18-10.50 to win the long jump by a little over eight inches.
Olivia Goodwin (Cary TC, NC) cleared a girls EE meet record height of 12-06.25.
Eric Etie (Haslett, TX) vaulted a height of 15-03.5, out jumping Trevor Stephenson (Caledonia, MI) who was second at 15-03.5.
Ronniel Johnson (Patterson, NJ) clears 6-07 for the boys win, Max Michel (Elizabeth, NJ) second at the same height.
The girls EE Champion was Taylor Beard (Winchester, VA) at a height of 5-07, a 1/4 inch off tying the EE meet record.
Bonvie Fosam (Robbinsville, NJ) leaps to 38-11.75 for the girls EE Championship win.
The boys triple is won by Britt Ipsen (Boise, ID) with a mark of 48-02.5. That is a new EE meet record breaking the previous standard of 48-00.5 set last year.
Javon Joyner wins the girls throwing 52-02.5, the only girl over 50 feet in the weight.
Bryan Hudson (Williamstown, KY) wins the boys EE Championship, 61-00.00. Six boys over 60 feet.