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No. 7 Razorbacks Beat No. 1 Texas in Dual Meet

BY ANDRES FOCIL
No. 7 Razorbacks Beat No. 1 Texas in Dual Meet

FAYETTEVILLE – The No. 7 University of Arkansas women’s track and field team won nine of 15 scored events Friday on its way to a 91-63 dual win over No. 1 Texas.

Regine Williams win the 200-meter dash in 23.48, the freshman’s fourth event title of the season. She also earned the Razorbacks three points with her second-place finish in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.33.

Chrishuna Williams won the 400-meter for Arkansas with a time of 53.71, third best of her career.

Jessica Kamilos and Regan Ward combined for eight points with the top-two finishes in the 800-meter, respectively. Kamilos’ finished first with a time of 2:13.21, just seven seconds ahead of teammate Ward with 2:13.28.

The Arkansas distance runners continued to show their strength, as Grace Heymsfield won the 1,000-meter run in 2:46.37. Dominique Scott earned the mile event title with a personal best time of 4:38.49, which currently leads the NCAA in 2014. Stephanie Brown finished second in the mile with a time of 4:41.26, ranking second in the NCAA behind Scott.

Kaitlin Flattmann posted a time of 9:44.05 for the 3,000-meter event title, her first of the season.

The women’s distance medley relay team comprised of Heymsfield, Victoria Feole, Brown and Scott finished in a 2014 NCAA-leading time of 11:25.58 for the title.

Tamara Myers earned two event titles in the dual, her first two of the season. Her long jump mark of 20-3.5 was a personal best and ties for fifth-best in the nation. Myers recorded a top-mark of 41-8.5 in the triple jump, tying for the third-best in the NCAA this season.

"This meet was helpful for us becuase it gave us an opportunity to gain some momentum," said Head Coach Lance Harter. "Some of our younger athletes like Williams, Scott and Myers, started to get some confidence. That gives us momentum. I’m really proud, the kids did a nice job tonight."

The team returns to action Jan. 31-Feb. 1 for the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville.

Download: Ark-Texas_women_results.pdf



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