The highlights from the second day consisted of sophomore Daniel McArthur and first-year Anna Keefer earning All-ACC honors and six other Tar Heels advancing to event finals.
McArthur finished in sixth place in the men's shot put to receive All-ACC marks for the second straight year at the outdoor championships.
Keefer, already an ACC champion in women’s long jump this year, placed sixth with a jump of 19 feet, 10.25 inches to give her All-ACC honors for the second time in her inaugural season.
Senior Cierra Dunston had one of the best runs of her career, setting a career mark and placing first in the 400-meter field with a time of 52.79. Her time was the fifth fastest for the event in UNC history.
Dixon produced the best time of her career in the 100-meter hurdles, clocking in at 13.50. She also competed in the 400-meter hurdles, earning herself the privilege of being the only woman to qualify for the finals in both events.
Continuing his stellar showing, Selmon won a second consecutive ACC title in the 400-meter hurdles to remain undefeated in the event on the season. He is the second Tar Heel to win back-to-back titles in the last five years. His victory marks the sixth time a North Carolina runner has won the event in the past eight seasons.
He was also a part of the men’s 4x400 relay that ran a season-best 3:07:66 to take home first place. The victory was the fifth by UNC in the event in the last six seasons.
Another member of the successful relay team, first-year Isaiah Palmer, earned first-team All-ACC honors after recording a career-best in the 400-meter event. Palmer finished third with a time of 46.55.
The women's 4x400 relay team finished fourth with a time of 3:34:97 — its best time of the season. A squad that included Dixon and Dunston posted the fourth best time in program history and earned second-team All-ACC honors.
The Tar Heel men earned first-team All-ACC in four events and received second-team honors in three events for the weekend. Meanwhile, the women's team had one first-team All-ACC selection and earned second-team honors in seven events.
Overall, the men's squad finished seventh in the championships with 51.5 points, and the women’s team finished eighth with 50.5 points.
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UNC will next compete in the NCAA East Preliminary Round from May 24-26 in Tampa Bay, looking to punch a ticket for the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
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