Thursday, June 23, 2011

Roush (Javelin) and Traynor (3KSC Semi-Final) Compete in 2011 NCAA Championships

 Spider senior Heather Roush competed in the NCAA Javelin Championships in Des Moines, IA.  Roush won the Atlantic 10 Conference title in May... (Dan Petty Photo)
In her first throw of the 2011 NCAA Championships she threw 46.56M... (Dan Petty  Photo)

Her effort earned 14th place and earned Roush 2nd team All-America honors. (Dan Petty Photo)

Roush shown earning All-America honors in the Javelin. (Dan Petty Photo)

Heather Roush became the 2nd Spider of the 2011 Championships to earn All-America honors...By the end of the meet 4 Richmond athletes would earn All-America honors and a 5th would earn Honorable Mention All-America honors. (Dan Petty Photo)

Heather Roush... (Dan Petty Photo)

Heather Roush (Dan Petty Photo)

Nicol Traynor lining up for the semi-final of the women's 3K steeplechase....She went on to place 2nd in her heat and ran 10:02.94 setting a new school record and advanced to the final. (Dan Petty Photo)

Traynor looked easy throughout the race...moving up throughout to finish 2nd in her semi-final race. (Dan Petty Photo)

Richmond's Nicol Traynor placed 2nd in her semi-final of the 2011 NCAA Championships with a time of 10:02.94. (Dan Petty Photo).

Traynor took off with 400M to go to run 10:02.94 in the 3K Steeplechase. (Dan Petty Photo)

Coach Lori Taylor shouts encouragement to Nicol Traynor during the 3K Steeplechase semi-final. (Dan Petty Photo)

Traynor Advances To Steeple Final, Roush 14th In Jav On NCAA Day Two

The women's 3,000m steeple final runs Saturday afternoon live on CBS Sports Network.

by Mike DeGeorge
June 10, 2011
DES MOINES, Iowa - Senior Nicol Traynor broke the school record in the 3,000m steeplechase Thursday night and advanced to the finals, while senior Heather Roush took 14th in the javelin on Day Two of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championship in Des Moines, Iowa.
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