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No. 17 women’s track hosts home meet

BY ANDRES FOCIL
No. 17 women’s track hosts home meet

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – No. 17 Arkansas Razorback women’s track and field will continue the 2010 indoor season with the Razorback Invitational, Fri.-Sat., January 22-23, 2010, at the Randal Tyson Track Center.

Alabama, No. 16 Baylor, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana Tech, Ole Miss., Missouri Southern, No. 21 Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Oral Roberts, SMU, Stephen F. Austin, TCU, Tulsa and Vanderbilt will be competing with the Hogs at Randal Tyson Track Center Friday and Saturday.

Live results and a live stream can be found at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. A complete meet recap will available at ArkansasRazorbacks.com shortly after the final event.

Arkansas student-athletes hold the leading marks in the NCAA in the 400 meters (Shelise Williams), the 4×400-meter and distance medley relays. Arkansas student-athletes hold the leading marks in the SEC in the 400 meters (Williams), the 4×400-meter relay, the distance medley relay, the long jump (Shantel Thompson) and the pole vault (Katie Stripling/Tina Sutej).

Stripling and Sutej have already punched their tickets to the NCAA Indoor Championships in March in Fayetteville. Both cleared the auto pole vault height of 13-11.25 at the 2010 opener and hold season bests of 14-1.25.

Williams in the 400 meters and freshman Stephanie Brown in the 800 meters both dipped below the NCAA provisional qualifier. The Razorbacks also picked up provisional qualifiers in the 4×400-meter and distance medley relays at the Virginia Tech Invitational. Arkansas leads the NCAA in both relay events.

The Razorbacks are seated at No. 17 and are one of five SEC schools in the current USTFCCCA poll. The LSU Tigers are No. 3, the Florida Gators rank sixth, the South Carolina Gamecocks are seventh and the Tennessee Lady Vols are No. 12.

Download: 1.22-.23.10 W RBack Inv.pdf



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