|(R-L)-Spiders Amy Van Alstine (5K-16:09.22), |
Jill Prentice (5K-16:39.79)
and Nicol Traynor (3KSC-10:11.20 and 5K-16:10.37)
lead a strong Richmond distance crew into
the NCAA Championships East Preliminary Round.
....with 10 Athletes in 12 Events.---Follow our journey through Twitter HERE
---Link to LIVE RESULTS HERE.
---Link to LIVE VIDEO HERE.
---Link to TIME SCHEDULE HERE.
|• Andrew Benford will run the 3K Steeplechase and the 5000M |
at the NCAA Championships East Prelim Round.
Benford has career bests of
8:46.12 (3KSC-2011 A-10 Conference Championships) and
13:55.88 (5000M-2011 Mt SAC Relays) this season.
|Benford won the 3K Steeplechase Championship |
at the prestigious Penn Relays last month (LINK).
|• Jenn Ennis will race the 3,000M Steeplechase...|
Ennis ran 10:30.27 in the 3,000m steeplechase
to win the UNC Invitational 2 weeks ago in a career best.
|• Monica Howard will compete in the Discus Throw.|
Her winning throw of 49.86M in the Discus at the
Atlantic 10 Conference broke her own school record.
|• Meaghan McGovern will compete in the Hammer Throw.|
McGovern's mark (55.85M) at the
Atlantic 10 Conference Championships
is a career best for the Spider junior.
McGovern won the College Division of the Hammer
at the 2011 Penn Relays.
|• Jill Prentice will race the 5,000M.|
Prentice ran 16:39.79 in the 5,000M this season
at the Mt SAC Relays in Los Angeles.
The Spider freshman from NJ also ran 4:32 in the 1500M
two weeks ago, both her 5K and 1500M marks are career bests.
• Julie Rechel will compete in the 10,000M.
Rechel ran 35:14.82 in the 10,000M at the 2011 Penn Relays
a few days after placing 2nd in the
2011 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championship (LINK).
|Nicol Traynor ran 16:10.37 in the 5,000M at the |
2011 Mt SAC Relays setting her career best.
ON THE BUBBLE....
|Tremayne Graham ran 10.62 in the 100M dash |
to narrowly miss qualifying
for the NCAA Championships East Preliminary Round.
This year 10.50 in the 100M dash qualified.
Graham is also a standout football player for the Spiders.
|Chris York narrowly missed qualifying in the 10,000M |
by a mere 1.28 seconds.
The Spider sophomore ran 30:11.99 in the 10,000M
at the 2011 Mt SAC Relays.
The East Region Preliminary Round is May 26-28 at Indiana University.
May 19, 2011
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND - The NCAA announced the participants in the 2011 Division I Outdoor Track and Field Preliminary Championship Competition, which is set to welcome 10 University of Richmond Spiders in 12 events.
READ MORE HERE
|Freshman Jill Prentice is looking to the NCAA Championship |
East Prelims with optimism.