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Women’s Track & Field No. 9 in USTFCCCA Rankings

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Women’s Track & Field No. 9 in USTFCCCA Rankings

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas women’s track and field team ranks No. 9 in the nation, according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association national computer rankings. The No. 9 Razorbacks saw a strong showing from the distance crew at the Mt. SAC Relays this past weekend, including a school-record by Dominique Scott in the 5,000-meter (15:42.42). Stephanie Brown was the top-collegiate finisher in the 1,500-meter with a personal-best time of 4:11.40. The sprinters and field athletes traveled to Auburn University for the War Eagle Invitational, winning pole vault (Danielle Nowell, 13-7.25) and the 400-meter dash (Chrishuna Williams, 52.78). The Southeastern Conference owns six of the top-10 spots in the nation, with Texas A&M holding strong at No. 1. SEC foe Florida ranks No. 2, followed by Texas at No. 3. The 4-6 positions remain steady this week, with No. 4 Oregon, No. 5 Georgia and No. 6 Kentucky holding onto their previous positions. Southern California moves up two spots to No. 7, followed by the LSU Tigers at No. 8. Arkansas and Florida State round out the top ten, respectively. For complete USTFCCA National Computer Rankings click here. This week the No. 9 Razorbacks will compete at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, while also sending a contingent to the Penn Relays. For more information on Razorback Track and Field, follow @RazorbackTF on Twitter.



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