Winslow graduate Torie Robinson blasts PRs in the 100 and 200 at ACC meet!!!!!

Clemson junior Torie Robinson ran huge PRs of 11.31 and 23.53 in the 100 and 200 at the ACC Championships at Georgia Tech.

Robinson placed second in the 100 and fifth in the 200, accounting for 10 team points for Clemson.

In the 100, Robinson ran a PR 11.31 in the trials for the third-fastest qualifying time, then improved to second in the final although with a slightly slower time of 11.43.

Robinson, a former Meet of Champions winner at Winslow Township, had a previous 100 PR of 11.46 from the Penn Relays. Her fastest time coming into this season was an 11.77 at last year’s ACC meet.

In the 200, Robison ran a PR 23.59 in the trials and lowered the to 23.53 in the final. Her previous PR was 23.61 in a meet last month at LSU. Coming into the season, her 200 PR was a 24.13 indoors at the ACC indoor championships at South Bend this past winter and her outdoor PR was a 24.56 in a meet at Auburn last spring.

Robinson also anchored Clemson’s second-place 400-meter relay team, which ran 43.64, so she had a hand in 18 of Clemson’s 95 points in the meet. Clemson placed fourth but only 29 points behind first-place Virginia Tech.

Robinson had PRs of 11.73 and 24.57 at Winslow, where she was a three-time Meet of Champions winner.

Her best event in high school was the 400-meter intermediate hurdles, where she ran 59.56 in 2013 — sixth-fastest in the U.S. She was third in the ACC last year in the intermediates but hasn’t run it this year.

Robinson now ranks 26th in NCAA Division 1 in the 100. Clemson’s 4-by-100 ranks No. 21.

 

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