BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Georgia State’s track and field team kicked off the 2018 indoor season Friday and Saturday at the Birmingham Crossplex Arena, competing in the UAB Blazer and Vulcan Invites.

At the Blazer Invite on Friday, GSU had several top-10 finishes. Michaela McGhee finished seventh in the 500m dash with a time of 1:19.26. Lotte Meyberg ran the mile in 5:09.11, good for seventh out of 32 runners. In the weight throw, Rashell Reid placed eighth with a throw of 17.47m.

Saturday’s Vulcan Invite saw three top-5 finishes for Panther competitors. In the 3,000m run, Lotte Meyberg finished fourth at 10:19.15 and Nuria Ramirez placed 10th with a time of 10:39.63. Ashlan Rosier registered a long jump of 5.56m to come in fifth out of 48 competitors. In the triple jump, Ra’Breekia Harrison finished fourth with a distance of 11.62m. Rashell Reid placed ninth in the weight throw at 17.07m.

Next up for Georgia State is the Samford Open in Birmingham next Friday and Saturday.