Georgia State's track and field team finished first place at the Emory Classic with 172 team points.
Going up against 33 schools, three Panthers claimed first place in their respective events Friday on Day 1 of the two-day Emory Classic. LaPorscha Wells won the hammer throw with a new school record of 61.25m.
For the second week in a row, Georgia State’s track and field team will be competing in Atlanta. The Panthers will be at the Emory Classic Friday and Saturday on the campus of Emory University.
Georgia State’s second outdoor track and field meet of the season ended with multiple top-five finishes and a new school record as the Panthers competed Friday at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.
Georgia State's track and field team will compete at the Yellow Jacket Invite Friday on the campus of Georgia Tech.
Track and Field senior thrower LaPorscha Wells became the first female All-American track and field athlete in Georgia State history to earn Georgia State's Student-Athlete of the Week, powered by the U.S. Marines.
LaPorscha Wells earned USTFCCCA All-American status Saturday at the NCAA Indoor Championships and the rest of the Panthers kicked off the outdoor season with the Gamecock Quad Invite.
LaPorscha Wells will become the third Panther all-time to compete at the NCAA Indoor Championships Saturday. Wells will be competing in the weight throw after qualifying with a throw of 22.56m.
Georgia State's indoor track and field team finished in sixth place at the 2017 Sun Belt Indoor Championships.
The Sun Belt Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships will see the 11 schools battle Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 20-21 in Birmingham, Ala. at the CrossPlex Facility.
In the final tune up before the Sun Belt Indoor Championships, Georgia State's indoor track and field team posted nine top-5 finishes at the Samford Open Friday and Saturday in Birmingham.
Georgia State's indoor track and field team will be participating in a two-day meet this weekend.