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Women's 4x400 Relay Claims Gold on Final Day of ACC Championships

Women's 4x400 Relay Claims Gold on Final Day of ACC Championships

BOSTON, Mass. – The University of Miami track and field team completed the 2024 ACC Indoor Championships Saturday evening in Boston, Massachusetts.

The women’s 4x400m relay team, comprised of Kennedy Brace, Makenzy Pierre-Webster, Alyssa Robinson, and Gabriella Grissom, clocked 3:32.83 to claim the gold medal in the final event of the competition. 

This marks two indoor seasons in a row where the Hurricanes 4x400m women’s team stood on top of the podium. 

Senior jumper Russell Robinson took home the silver medal in the triple jump with a final mark of 16.25m to give the men’s team eight team points. 

Junior thrower Erikka Hill earned a bronze medal and contributed six team points after her performance in the women’s shot put. Hill ended with a final distance of 16.20m.

Milton Ingraham threw 17.64m to finish fifth in the men’s shot put — adding five team points to the men’s side.

Makenzy Pierre-Webster cracked into school’s indoor top-five list in the women’s 200m, running 23.41. Pierre-Webster’s time is now the fifth fastest indoor 200m time in school history.

The men’s 4x400m, made up of Solomon Strader, Ace Malone, Robert Joseph, and Oskars Bambals ended with a fourth place finish with a time of 3:10.41, earning the men five team points. 

Earlier in the day, Solomon Strader and Ace Malone put more points on the board for the Miami men’s team. Strader ran 47.06 while Malone finished with 47.35, good for fourth and seventh place. The 400m Hurricane sprinters contributed a combined seven points to the team total.

Christina Warren put on a memorable performance for herself in the 60m hurdle finals. A graduate transfer from Arizona State, Warren finished with a personal best of 8.37 in the 60m hurdles, good for fourth-place and five team points. 

Ashley Moore contributed five team points to the women’s side after her 12.86m triple jump, finishing in fourth. Warren also scored a point for the Hurricanes in the women’s triple jump, ending with 12.59m. 

In the 800m finals, Gabriella Grissom earned herself a new personal best — finishing fifth with 2:04.74 and tallying four team points. Oskars Bambals ran a season best 1:47.89, good for fourth place and five team points.

At the end of three days of competition against the conference’s best track and field athletes, both Miami men’s and women’s teams finished sixth in the ACC — the men’s team earned 53 points while the women’s team tallied 52 points.

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