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Lauren Tolbert rounds the bend during the Duke Invitational.

Duke track and field runs the table at Duke Invitational, shatters meet records in throws and sprints

With several ACC teams coming to town in lieu of conference championships in a month, Duke put on a show on its home turf, displaying the completeness of its roster with top-five finishes across the board during the weekend. The women’s team proved particularly dominant, helping the Blue Devils shatter numerous meet and program records in the process.

The Blue Devils split up over the weekend for a winter tune-up ahead of a grueling indoor season.

Duke track and field tunes up, shows out at Hokie Invitational, Dick Taylor Challenge

After a strong performance at the JDL Mondo College Invitational rust-buster, the Blue Devils competed this week in both Virginia Tech’s Hokie Invitational and North Carolina’s Dick Taylor Carolina Challenge. The split approach, focused on providing environments conducive to each event, meant the Blue Devils could continue the high intensity of past practices and meets. 

Megan McGinnis was one of many Blue Devils who stepped up to deliver them their first outright ACC title.

ChronSports' Top 10 of 2023 — No. 6: Duke women's track and field smashes ACC Championship record in first outright team win

As the bow gets tied on 2023, The Chronicle’s sports department is reviewing the biggest storylines in Duke athletics throughout the year. Coming in at No. 6: Duke track and field's women's team exploded in the outdoor season, taking home the program's first outright ACC Championship title by a record margin.