BLACKSBURG, Virginia – A pair of school records by Emily Mauro and Dylan Skinner in the 600 meters highlighted an impressive opening day for UNCW at the Virginia Tech Invitational on Friday at Rector Fieldhouse.

In the 600 meters, Mauro finished sixth, but her time of 1:34.84 set a school record, besting the previous time of 1:35.90, set by Lauren Donaldson in 2010 at the same meet.

Skinner posted UNCW’s top finish on the afternoon with a second-place showing in the 600 meters. His time of 1:18.60 topped Will Zahorodny’s record-time of 1:19.64, set in 2011 at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

Junior Cameron Shaw added a third-place time in the men’s 60 meters with a time of 6.93 seconds which also ranks fifth all-time in UNCW’s indoor record book. He advanced to the finals of the event after running 6.94 in the preliminaries.

Also recording a third-place finish was senior Aerial Chatman in the Triple Jump with a mark of 45-7 feet. Junior teammate Cam Walton was fourth with a distance of 44-10.75.

Senior Marlee Cadwell finished fourth in the women’s Pole Vault with a career-best height of 11-5.75, ranking her fifth all-time at UNCW.

The meet concludes on Saturday beginning with the women’s High Jump at 11 a.m.