EUGENE, Ore. – Arkansas senior Chrishuna Williams was first up for the Razorbacks on day one of the 2015 USATF Outdoor Championships at 800 meters. Williams led her heat as part of the top three after the first lap and finished with the 14th best preliminary time in 2:03.54.
Taylor Ellis-Watson placed fifth in heat two of the 400 meter dash. The 2015 SEC champion was one of nine collegians to finish in the top 20 running 53.22 out of lane seven to place 19th overall.
A crew of hurdlers for the Razorbacks will take the track on Friday with Arkansas freshman Kelsey Herman kicking off the day in the first round of the 100-meter hurdles in the juniors section. NCAA qualifiers Taliyah Brooks and Alex Gochenour will represent Arkansas in the senior section of the event both running in heat three.
2015 USATF Outdoor Championships | Day 1
800 Meters (first round)
14. Chrishuna Williams – 2:03.54
400 Meters (first round)
19. Taylor Ellis-Watson – 53.22
#USATFOutdoors Day 2 Schedule (All times central)
1:40 p.m. | 100-Meter Hurdles Jrs (first round) – Kelsey Herman
5:23 p.m. | 100-Meter Hurdles Jrs (final) – Kelsey Herman
7:30 p.m. | 100-Meter Hurdles (first round) – Taliyah Brooks, Alex Gochenour
USATF Outdoor Championships Broadcast Schedule (All times central)
Friday, June 26
All Events: 11:15 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. | USATF.tv
All Events: 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | NBCSN
Saturday, June 27
All Events: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | USATF.tv
All Events: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NBC
Junior Events: 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | USATF.tv
Sunday, June 28
All Events: 12:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | USATF.tv
All Events: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NBCSN
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