DURHAM, N.C. – Over 30 Blue Devils will travel to Charlottesville, Va., to close out the regular season at the 2013 Virginia Challenge May 10-11; while seven distance runners will make the trip to Princeton, N.J., to race at the 2013 IC4A/ECAC Championships.
2013 Virginia Challenge: Several Blue Devils will look to secure their position at the 2013 NCAA East First Round at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va. To qualify, an athlete must own one of the top 48 individual marks or top 24 relay marks in the east region.
Some of the student-athletes vying for invitations to the NCAA East First Round include:
The Virginia Challenge will also feature redshirt junior Curtis Beach and freshman Robert Rohner in the men’s decathlon and junior Miray Seward and redshirt freshman Karli Johonnot in the women’s heptathlon. Beach finished first in the men’s decathlon at the 2013 Texas Relays with a total of 8,011 points, the third best mark in the NCAA this year, while Johonnot finished third and garnered All-ACC honors in the women’s heptathlon at the 2013 ACC Championships with a point total of 5,016.
A complete list of Duke competitors is below. A recap of both events will be available at the end of each competition day at www.GoDuke.com.