|The Richmond Spiders arrived in Des Moines, Iowa today |
for the NCAA DI National Championships hosted by Drake University.
It was a hot day with 100 degree air temperatures and
the track temperature reaching nearly 110 degrees.
|(L-R) The Spiders outside Drake University Stadium: |
Nicol Traynor (3K Steeplechase-10:10.20),
Amy Van Alstine (5K-16:09.22),
Heather Roush (Javelin- 48.08M),
Matt Llano (10K-28:43.30),
Andrew Benford (3K Steeplechase-8:39.71)
|Andrew Benford and Amy VanAlstine stretch before|
|Matt Llano and Nicol Traynor also stretch before their run.|
|Heather Roush gets in a few throws after the airline flights from|
|Roush and Coach Lawson talk about the workout.|
|Roush takes a few approaches...|
|Heather Roush holds the Spiders record in the javelin (48.08M).|
|Heather Roush and Coach Lawson on the hill next to the javelin runway.|
|One word describes the only restroom open at the |
track & field facility on Monday:
|Coach Lawson and Heather Roush.|
|Matt Llano finishes his last hard workout before the |
10K national championship race.
|Llano on the Drake University facility.|
|Llano earned All-America honors in the 10K last year |
by finishing 9th in the NCAA final.
|Andrew Benford competes Wednesday |
in the 3K Steeplechase semi-final.
|Nicol Traynor and Amy VanAlstine after their run. |
The air temperature was 100 degrees making
the track temperature nearly 110 degrees
|Andrew Benford doing hurdle drills for the 3K Steeple.|
|Nicol Traynor doing steeple drills.|
|A few hurdles for Benford...|
|(L-R) The Spiders:|
Andrew Benford (3K SC),
Nicol Traynor (3K SC),
Heather Roush (Javelin),
Amy VanAlstine (5K),
Matt Llano (10K)
|After the workout we headed to PF Changs for dinner.|
|UCS supplies the equipment for the NCAA Championships.|