BOSTON - Building on his strong first year, Jovahn Williamson broke the BU Track and Tennis Center facility record and his own Harvard record in the 300-meter dash at the BU Opener, crossing the finish line in 33.75 seconds, on Saturday.
The 300-meter dash was a strong race for the Crimson as Rodney Agyare-May finished in second, crossing the finish line at 33.93 while Maya Miklos finished in second in the women's 300-meter with a time of 38.91.
Joining Williamson, sophomore Erick Duffy paced the field in the pole vault, hitting a mark of 4.95 meters (16-2.75).
Both Kelisa Cain and DaLoria Boone improved on their qualifying times from earlier in the day, running a 7.66 and 7.79, respectively. Cain and Boone finished 2-3 in the final, crossing the finish line in 7.57 seconds and 7.67 seconds. Continuing the day for the women's sprinters, Olivia Okoli finished in second, running a 24.71 in the 200-meter dash.
Competing in the 600m for the first time, Lizzie Gummer finished in third with a time of 1:36.4.
- Sophomore Jovahn Williamson broke his own school record (33.96) in the 300m, crossing the finish line in 33.75 seconds. The time also broke the BU facility record set in 2016.
- Rodney Agyare-May is the second person in Harvard history to run the 300m in under 34 seconds with his time of 33.93. His performance moves him into second place all-time, narrowly beating Williamson's record from last year.
- Both Cain and Boone move onto the all-time performance list for the Crimson, with Cain moving into sixth and Boone into eighth in the 60m dash.
- Maya Miklos moves into fourth all-time in the 300 meters, behind three previous All-Americans (Gabby Thomas '19, Autumne Franklin '16, and Jade Miller '17).
The Crimson welcomes Ivy-foe Penn to the Gordon Indoor Track for a dual meet on Sunday, Dec. 9th.