McBride Posts Top Time In 800m Prelims

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Brandon McBride advance to Sunday's finals of the 800m with a top time of 1:47.13.
Photo Courtesy of Madeleine Takahashi

LEXINGTON, Ky. – On Friday, there was no one faster than Brandon McBride in the 800-meter run.

In the preliminary round of the SEC Outdoor Championships at the Kentucky Track and Field Complex, the sophomore from Windsor, Ontario, ran a top time of 1:47.13 to earn his spot in Sunday’s finals.

“I couldn’t have asked more from Brandon,” MSU coach Steve Dudley said. “His pace was where it needed to be, and now he finds himself in a great position on Sunday.”

McBride wasn’t the only MSU standout to advance to the finals.

In the 400-meter hurdles, both Jovan Davis and Scottie Hearn punched their tickets with times of 51.58 and 51.85 to finish third and fourth, respectively.

“They put themselves in great position for a good showing on Sunday,” Dudley said.

MSU also got on the scoreboard, thanks to Zach Taylor in the Decathlon. The freshman from Rock Hill, S.C., finished eighth to give his team one point after collecting a personal best 6,764 points. Also competing was JaQuarius Wilson, who had a personal best 6,205 points.

On the women’s side, the Bulldogs’ Rhianwedd Price advanced to the finals of the 800-meter run. The freshman from the United Kingdom placed fourth after running a personal-best 2:06.21.

Friday’s Results
800m Prelim: 1. Brandon McBride, 1:47.13; Steve Shoto, 1:52.52

200m Prelim: 31. Marshall Nunn, 22.11

400m Hurdles Prelim: 2. Jovan Davis, 51.58; 3. Scottie Hearn, 51.85.

10,000m: 9. John Valentine, 30:26.21

Decathlon: Winner: Maicel Uibo (Georgia), 7,863. MSU: 8. Zach Taylor, 6764; 14. JaQuarius Wilson, 6205.

800m Prelim: 4. Rhianwedd Price, 2:06.21

200m Prelim: 32. Peli Alzola, 25.47

400m Hurdles Prelim: 12. Ocian Archer, 1:00.58; 16. Ste’yce McNeil, 1:02.97


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