Former Bulldog runs at NCAAs

Published 9:13 pm Thursday, June 9, 2011

Virginia Tech junior Keith Ricks (King’s Fork) finished 18th out of 24 sprinters with a time of 10.51 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa Wednesday evening.


Ricks holds the second-fastest 100 time, 10.39 seconds, in Virginia Tech track history. He represented the United States in the 2009 Junior Pan-American Games in Trinidad and Tobago.

While at King’s Fork, Ricks was an AAU national champion and nationally-ranked in sprints ranging from 55 to 400 meters.

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