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Women’s track hosts home meet Friday

Women’s track hosts home meet Friday

FAYETTEVILLE – No. 13 Arkansas Razorback women’s track and field will continue the 2010 outdoor season with the Arkansas Twilight, Fri., April 30, at John McDonnell Field.

Field events begin at 9 a.m. and running events follow at 5 p.m. Live results, a live video stream and a meet recap can be found at

In the current USTFCCCA rankings, the Razorbacks are listed at No. 13. Arkansas is one of five SEC schools in the top 25. LSU is No. 1, Florida is No. 7, Auburn is No. 8 and South Carolina is No. 19. The 4×400-meter relay (Shelise Williams, Regina George, Edina Brooks and Whitney Jones) leads the NCAA and SEC in the event. On the SEC level, senior Katie Stripling and sophomore Tina Sutej, with clearances of 14-1.25, lead the pole vault.

Junior Shelise Williams and freshman Regina George are scheduled to run the 200 meters, the 400 meters and on the 4×100-meter relay. Freshman Stephanie Brown and sophomore Kristen Gillespie are scheduled to run the 800 meters. Senior Janice Keppler, senior Katie Stripling and sophomore Tina Sutej will compete in the pole vault.

At Penn Relays last weekend, sophomore Tina Sutej won the championship pole vault. She cleared a winning height of 13-7.25. Senior Katie Stripling was second with a clearance of 13-3.5. Senior Janice Keppler won the college pole vault. She cleared 13-3.75.

Sophomore Brittany Hyter finished seventh in the championship 400-meter hurdles. She clocked a personal-best time of 59.72. In the championship 4×400-meter relay, junior Shelise Williams, freshman Regina George, junior Edina Brooks and sophomore Whitney Jones combined for a time of 3:35.77 and a sixth-place finish. At the Missouri Southern Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational, freshman Gwendolyn Flowers won the 100 meters with a time of 11.94 (3.1w).

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Sports Category : Track & Field (W)