Wade and Mericle Finish 1-2 at 82nd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Steeplechase

April 3, 2009


Becky Wade won the 3000m steeplechase and Nicole Mericle was a close second at the at the 82nd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. Wade posted a winning NCAA qualifying time of 10:23.07, while Mericle also posted a qualifying time of 10:29.19. Michaela Reynolds also placed sixth (11:31.07).

In the women's section b pole vault, Ari Ince bested the competition with a winning NCAA qualifying mark of 3.85m/12-7.50. With the win, Ince now will compete in the top flight section a on Saturday.

The Rice foursome of Lennie Waite, Sophie Peeters, Vicki Walker, and Keltie John placed third in the 4x800m relay. The squad posted a time of 9:03.56. LSU was first at 8:46.23, while Texas Tech followed with a time of 8:52.46.

Meanwhile, the 4x100m relay team of Kim Stanford, Brittany Washington, Luci Cincinatis, and Shakera Reece posted the 10th fastest time in the prelim at 46.01.

Cincinatis, running in the 100m hurdles prelim, posted a personal-best time of 14.05. Reece posted a season-fast time of 11.73 in the 100m (17th in a field of 81). Her previous fast time was 11.97 at the TSU Relays.

In the triple jump section b, Sarah Agara and Jenny Glover placed 10th and 13th respectively. Agara posted a mark of 12.12m/39-9.25, while Glove best of the day was 11.87m./38-11.50.



Action concludes on Saturday.



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