Led by All-Conference performances by several athletes, the VMI men’s track and field team placed third at the 2023 Southern Conference Outdoor Championships May 9 at Catamount Sports Complex in Cullowhee, North Carolina.
VMI finished in third place with 97 points. Trent Whittaker ’23, distance runner, paced the Keydets by winning the individual title in the 800-meter with a time of 1:50.20 to earn All-Conference honors.
Isaiah Blount ’25 came in second in the decathlon with a total of 6258 points, while Kevin Linko ’23 came in fourth with 5648 points.
In the 110-meter hurdles, Liam McBride ’24 came in second in 14.31 for All-Conference recognition, and Xander Topos ’25 placed fifth in 15.07.
D. Alex Fiorillo ’23 arrived in third in the 1500-meter run with a time of 3:55.49 as the final Keydet to earn All-Conference recognition.