Track & Field In Texas For NCAA Regional

May 25, 2010

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The men's and women's track and field teams are in Austin, TX to compete in the West Regional as tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Championships are on the line. In all, the Bruins have sent 16 women and 23 men to the meet with the hopes of qualifying as many athletes as possible to Nationals. The three day meet runs Thursday-Saturday and is hosted by the University of Texas.

The top 12 finishers in each event will earn a spot at the NCAA Outdoor meet, held June 9-12 in Eugene, OR. This year, the regional system has changed from four regions to two for pre-national qualifying.

Several Bruins will battle for individual event wins including Cory Primm (800m), Turquoise Thompson (400m hurdles), Tori Pena (pole vault) and Katy Viuf (pole vault). Below is a list of athletes ranked in the top 12 heading into the meet.

MEN
Cory Primm - 1st, 800m (1:46.63)
Marlon Patterson - 11th, 1500m (3:42.19)
Dylan Knight - 8th, Steeple (8:43.68)
4x100m Relay - 5th (39.66)
Casey DiCesare - 11th, Pole Vault (17-5)

WOMEN
Ashlea McLaughlin - 9th, 400m (52.92)
Lindsay Rowe - 7th, 100m Hurdles (13.24)
Turquoise Thompson - 2nd, 400m Hurdles (56.92)
4x400m Relay - 8th (3:34.82)
Katy Viuf - 5th, Pole Vault (14-2)
Tori Pena - 7thT, Pole Vault (14-1.25)

Live results will be available during the meet. Click here to go to the live stats.

Live Video
Texas will be streaming all events on the track and as many of the field events as possible. Here are the links for each day. Note that the link changes by day.
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Athletes Ranked In The Top 25 Nationally (as of 5/24)
Men
#1 Cory Primm - 800m (1:46.63)
#10 Dylan Knight - Steeple (8:43.68)
#20T Casey DiCesare - Pole Vault (17-5/5.31m)
#20T Johnny Quinn - Pole Vault (17-5/5.31m)
#22 4x100m Relay (39.66)
#22 Marlon Patterson - 1500m (3:42.13)
#24 Marco Anzures - 10,000m (29:00.21)

Women
#6 Katy Viuf - Pole Vault (14-2/4.32m)
#8T Tori Peòa - Pole Vault (14-1.25/4.30m)
#9 Turquoise Thompson - 400m Hurdles (56.92)
#17 Ryann Krais - Heptathlon (5426 points)
#18 Lindsay Rowe - 100m Hurdles (13.24)
#18T Danielle Watson - Long Jump (20-9.25/6.33m)
#21 Ashlea McLaughlin - 400m (52.92)
#21 4x400m Relay (3:34.82)


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