FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Dominique Scott became the No. 4 performer in school history at 1,500 meters and Regan Ward won her section of the 3,000-meter steeplechase to highlight competition for the fourth-ranked University of Arkansas women’s track and field team at the 57th Mt. SAC Relays. The Razorbacks are scheduled for another race late Friday night in Walnut, Calif.
In her first race since breaking the 10K school record at the Stanford Invitational, Scott finished second among collegiate runners and seventh overall with a personal-best time of 4:12.16 at 1,500 meters. With the performance, she took more than two seconds off her previous best in the distance. Scott’s effort is a top-five NCAA season mark based on times entering the weekend.
Ward opened competition for the Razorbacks late Thursday night with a personal best of 10:22.36 to win the B section of the steeplechase, taking nearly 12 seconds off her previous best in the event. She opened with a 10:34.29 two weekends ago at the Arkansas Spring Invitational. In the invitational section of the steeplechase, Jessica Kamilos posted a time of 9:57.17 to finish third overall and first among collegians in the race.
57th Mt. SAC Relays
Hilmer Lodge Stadium | Walnut, Calif.
1,500 Meters (invitational)
7. Dominique Scott – 4:12.16 [PR – previous: 4:14.33]
14. Therese Haiss – 4:35.44
5,000 Meters (invitational)
13. Diane Robison – 15:53.47
5,000 Meters (B invitational)
8. Shannon Klenke – 16:30.86
3,000m Steeplechase (invitational)
3. Jessica Kamilos – 9:57.17
3,000m Steeplechase (B section)
1. Regan Ward – 10:22.36 [PR – previous: 10:34.29]
Arkansas returns to competition April 23-25 with the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. The Razorbacks’ next home meet is scheduled for May 1 with the Arkansas Twilight. For more info regarding purchasing tickets for home events, call 800-982-HOGS (4647), email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Razorback Ticket Center located just east of Baum Stadium.
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