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Women’s Track & Field Heads to NCAA Indoor Championships

Women’s Track & Field Heads to NCAA Indoor Championships

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark – The Arkansas women’s track and field team has qualified nine individuals for the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships. Along with the individuals, the No. 7 Razorbacks will compete in two relays for a total of 12 scoring chances. The championships will be held March 14-15 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The women are fresh off a third-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships, taking home three individual event titles. The vaulting duo of Ariel Voskamp and Danielle Nowell qualified with stellar personal-best performance, earning a bronze-silver finish. Both cleared 14-1.25 to qualify for the NCAA championships.

Freshman sprinter Regine Williams will make her championhip debut, competing in the 60-meter and 200-meter dash. Chrishuna Williams will represent the Razorbacks in the 400-meter, qualifying with a personal-best time of 52.82..

Follow All of the Action in Albuquerque Live Stream: ESPN3 Live Results: Also follow @RazorbackTF on Twitter for updates and a behind-the-scenes look from the NCAA Indoor Championships.

Shattered Records The Razorbacks had their share of record-setting this season, as the distance crew broke three school records throughout the season. – Grace Heymsfield set the new school record in the mile with a time of 4:34.22 at Randal Tyson Track Center during the Razorback Invitational. The previous record of 4:34.49 was set by Kristen Gillespie in 2012. – Dominique Scott’s time of 9:02.33 shaved eight seconds off the previous school record of 9:10.62 (Christine Kalmer, 2007). – The women’s DMR team of Heymsfield, Chrishuna Williams, Stephanie Brown and Scott took down the previous record of 11:00.23 (Wood, Flowers, Borge, Heymsfield, 2013) with a time of 10:57.15 at the Armory Invitational.

SEC Honors Women’s First Team All-SEC: Stephanie Brown (800-meter), Grace Heymsfield (Mile), Dominique Scott (5,000-meter). Women’s Second Team All-SEC: Diana Harper (4×400 relay), Jessica Kamilos (Mile), Keri McClary (Mile), Tamara Myers (Long Jump), Danielle Nowell (Pole Vault), Rebekka Simko (800- meter), Brianna Swinton (4×400 relay), Ariel Voskamp (Pole Vault), Chrishuna Williams (4×400 relay), Regine Williams (4×400 relay). Women’s SEC All-Freshman: Sandie Raines (5,000-meter).

2014 NCAA Indoor Championship Entries

60-Meters 16. Regine Williams – 7.32

200-Meters 4. Regine Williams — 23.06 400-Meters 16. Chrishuna Williams — 52.82 Mile 9. Stephanie Brown — 4:35.86 3,000-Meter 4. Dominique Scott — 9:02.33 9. Grace Heymsfield — 9:05.16 4×400 relay 10. Harper/R. Williams/C. Williams/Swinton — 3:34.70 Distance Medley Relay 4. Heymsfield/C. Williams/Brown/Scott — 10:57.15 Pole Vault 12. Ariel Voskamp — 4.30m/14-1.25 13. Danielle Nowell — 4.30m/14-1.25 Long Jump 12. Tamara Myers — 6.29/20-7.75 Triple Jump 10. Tamara Myers — 13.12m/43-0.5 Pentathlon 10. Alex Gochenour — 4,122 points

Sports Category : Track & Field (W)