Eaton, McLaughlin & Thompson Advance At NCAA Preliminary Round

May 26, 2011

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Joy Eaton, Ashlea McLaughlin and Turquoise Thompson all advanced to the quarterfinal rounds of their respective events on day one of the NCAA Preliminary Round in Eugene, OR.

Thompson was the top qualifier in the first round of the 400m hurdles, running 56.84. She will compete for a spot at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Friday in the quarterfinal round. McLaughlin posted the 11th-fastest time of the day in the 400m, running 54.05. She was an automatic qualifier out of her heat. Eaton was 22nd overall and was also an automatic qualifier out of her heat, running 54.69.

Competition continues on Friday as Bruins will be competing in the hammer (10:00 am, Storm), 100m hurdles (3:00 pm, Rowe), 400m quarterfinal (3:50 pm, Eaton/McLaughlin), pole vault (4:00 pm, Anthony/Koressel/Goodrich) and the 400m hurdles quarterfinal (5:20 pm, Thompson).

100m - no entries

400m - 11. Ashlea McLaughlin (54.05q); 22. Joy Eaton (54.69q)

800m -

1500m - no entries

10,000m -

400m Hurdles - 1. Turquoise Thompson (56.84q)

Long Jump -

Shot put - no entries

Javelin - no entries

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