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UNC Men’s Team Claims ACC Indoor Track & Field Championship

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Photo Credit: Christopher Winslow

Boston, Mass.– The Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships concluded after an intense three-day battle, crowning new champions and celebrating outstanding performances. In a historic moment, the North Carolina men’s team secured their first ACC Championship title since 1996, marking their fourth triumph in school history with a total of 93 points. Parker Wolfe from UNC emerged as the Men’s Track Co-MVP, amassing 20 points and clinching two individual championships. Jeremiah Davis of Florida State earned the Men’s Field MVP honor by excelling in the long jump and triple jump events.

**Virginia Tech Women’s Team Clinches Third Consecutive Title**

On the women’s side, Virginia Tech continued their dominance by clinching their third consecutive ACC Indoor Track & Field Championship, scoring 92 points. Victoria Gorlova of Virginia Tech was crowned the Women’s Field MVP after triumphing in the long jump and securing second place in the triple jump. Dajaz Defrand from Florida State claimed the Women’s Track MVP accolade by winning the 200-meters and finishing second in the 60-meters.

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**Outstanding Performances Across Various Events**

Amina Maatoug of Duke showcased her prowess by winning the women’s mile with a time of 4:38.16. The competition intensified as Suus Altorf from Florida State narrowly secured the silver medal, with just four-hundredths of a second separating the top finishers. Clemson Tigers dominated the women’s 60-meter hurdles, with Oneka Wilson clinching gold, followed by teammate Antoinette Van der Merwe and North Carolina’s Aaliyah Berry.

The women’s 400-meter event witnessed remarkable performances with personal bests set by all three medalists. Barbora Malikova from Virginia Tech claimed the gold, while Miami’s 4×400-meter relay team emerged victorious, setting a meet record.

In the men’s events, Parker Wolfe of North Carolina shattered records in the mile and 3000-meter run, securing gold in both events. Virginia Tech’s Judson Lincoln IV triumphed in the men’s 400-meter, while Clemson’s Tarees Rhoden continued his dominance in the 800-meter run.

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**Records Broken and New Champions Crowned**

Florida State’s Jeremiah Davis set a new meet record in the men’s triple jump, while Wake Forest’s Thomas Kitchell clinched gold in the men’s weight throw with a season-best performance.

The championship showcased outstanding talent and fierce competition, highlighting the dedication and skill of athletes from across the ACC conference.