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UNC Competes at Tar Heel Open
Release: 01/25/2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., - The University of North Carolina track and field teams hosted the Tar Heel Open on Saturday to 18 colleges or universities, five clubs, and several unattached individuals. Hurdlers Devon Carter and Roy Smith went two-three in the 60-meter hurdles respectively. Carter timed in at 7.99 and Smith at 8.07.

Cameron Overstreet took second place in the women's pole vault for the second day in a row and cleared a height six inches higher than Friday's vault.

The men's 4x400 meter relay team finished in third place thanks to Cory Nicholls, Daniel Belk, Kwame Donyinah, and Smith.

Three Tar Heels competed in men's the mile at the Tar Heel Open. Stephen Mulherin placed fourth, Chris Madaffari took ninth, and Bryan Noreen finished tenth.

In the men's 800 Nate Fisher placed sixth and Chris Reeder took ninth. Charity Lackey raced in the women's 800 and placed ninth.

The Tar Heels' next meet is the Hilton Garden Invitational in Winston Salem, N.C., on Friday, January 31. Friday's competition will begin at 2 p.m. The meet will conclude on Saturday, February 1.

"The meet next week is a small invitational meet," North Carolina head coach Harlis Meaders said. "We are taking only a few individuals while letting the rest of the team rest in preparation for the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York. The Hilton Garden Invitational has elite-level distance runners and we are looking forward to matching our kids with the competition."

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