June 22, 2008
Current men's track and field team member Dylan Knight and two incoming freshmen women, Camilla Dencer and Ryann Krais, have qualified and will compete at the World Junior Championships in Poland July 6-14. The trio qualified for Worlds after their performances at the USATF Junior National Championships over the weekend in Columbus, OH.
Knight finished third in the steeplechase in a time of 9:03.37 to qualify for the team. Dencer was third in the 800m in a time of 2:07.88 and Krais won the heptathlon competition with a total score of 5217 points as both were named to the World team. Krais will run in the 400m hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Trials before heading to Poland with the junior team.
Also in Columbus, Taylor Hobson finished fifth in the high jump as he equaled his season and lifetime-best with a mark of 6-11. In the steeple, Dylan's twin brother Spencer finished seventh in a time of 9:19.73.
Full results of the USATF meet can be found here.