Star Price finishes fourth at the Hokie Open

BLACKBURG – star price ran a personal best of 14:50.3 at the Hokie Open in Blacksburg, Virginia on Friday, beating her previous best of 16:57.3 (4K) by more than two minutes. Price crossed the finish line first for the Hokie women and placed fourth.

Men’s cross country started the day for the Hokies with a 6K race at the Buford Meredith Cross Country Course. Blake Fairbanks led the team in 17th place with a personal best of 19:38.3. William Jones was 22nd with a time of 20:12.8 followed by Jason Dolan in 23rd place with a time of 20:18.4.

student in the first year Rachel Mudd ran her second 4K of the season and finished in the top 15 in both races. Mudd clocked a time of 15:59.6 and finished 13th at the Hokie Open, she finished 11th at the Virginia Tech Invitational on March 2. September with a personal best of 15:48.8. Maxanna Grubb finished the course for the Hokies in the last home game, timing the clock at 17:02.8 and finishing 20th.

The Hokies will next compete at the Southeast Regional on November 11 in Louisville, Kentucky. The men’s cross-country team is currently ranked ninth in the region by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, with the women’s team ranked 10th.

Hokie open
Blacksburg, Va.
November 4th


Virginia Tech – Men’s 6k

17 Blake Fairbanks – 19:38.8

22 Will Jones – 20:12.8

23 Jason Dolan – 20:18.4

Virginia Tech – Women’s 4k

4. star price – 14:50.3

13. Rachel Mudd – 15:59.6

20 Maxana Grubb – 17:02.8

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