ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Tennessee distance runner Dylan Jacobs captured the national championship in the 5,000-meter run at the 2023 NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. on Friday night.
Jacobs ran the 5K in 13:37.39 to set a facility record at the Albuquerque Convention Center and claim Tennessee's first-ever 5K national title. Jacobs previously set the UT program record with a 13:11.01 5K earlier this year.
Tennessee long jumper Taylor jumped 6.64 meters to finish fifth in the nation and earn First-Team All-America honors, as well as the best finish by a Lady Vol at the NCAA Indoor Championships since 2005.
Chandler Hayden earned Second-Team honors in the weight throw with a 22.29-meter toss to place ninth in her NCAA championship debut.
Jacious Sears earned a Second-Team nod in the 200-meter dash with a personal-best 22.80-second finish for her first career All-America honor and a ninth-place finish in the event.
Jesse Henderson placed ninth in the 60-meter hurdles with a 7.69-second finish to become a Second-Team All-America. Henderson is Tennessee's first All-American in the 60-meter hurdles since 2008.
Javonte Harding earned Second-Team honors in the 200-meter dash with a 20.52-second finish. The North Carolina A&T transfer earned the eighth All-American nod of his career and his first as a Vol.