March 18, 2011
Rice track and field athlete Ariana Ince posted the fifth-highest point total in school history in the heptathlon at the Shirley Crowe Multi-Events held at Rice's Holloway Field/Ley Track. The senior from Gonzales, Texas, placed second with a total of 4,713 points. Katherine Evans, of Texas State captured the event with 4,848 points.
Ince's total is the highest since Funmi Jimoh tallied 5,335 points in 2007. In other action on the day, Sarah Agara posted a career-best in the long jump with a mark of 5.69m/18-8.
Shirley Crowe Heptathlon Results
1 Evans, Katherine Texas State 4848
2 Ince, Ari Rice 4713
3 Silva, Nicole Harvard 4433
4 Reed, Christine Harvard 4405
5 Fontenot, Kayla McNeese State 4378
6 Hirst, Mary Harvard 4346
7 Szabo, Carly Texas State 4286
8 Valenzuela, Tina Texas State 4246
9 Kilgore, Rocky UTA 4019
10 Clements, Jordan SFA 3793
11 Thompson, Marinqua UTA 3779