Williams Places Second in 1500m at Texas Relays

April 3, 2010

Austin, Texas -- Senior Britany Williams ran a excellent race in the 1500m to place second at the 83rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Williams ran the Owls' fastest 1500m of the season with a time of 4:26.48, while teammate Halsey Fowler finished eighth in a time of 4:36.81. Fowler's time is also the second-fastest by a Rice Owl in 2010. Texas' Betzy Jimenez won the event with a time of 4:23.50.

Running in the 100m invitational, senior Shakera Reece ran a season-fast time of 11.62 (2.3w) in placing fifth.

Freshman Johanna Ohm placed sixth in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 11:21.60.

The Owls' distance medley relay squad of Sophie Peeters, Lillian Nwora, Vicki Walker, and Marie Thompson finished sixth with a time of 11:57.13.

The Owls will compete next Saturday at the UTEP Invitational in El Paso, Texas, as well as the Lamar Invitational in Beaumont, Texas.





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