Uke To Compete At NCAA Indoor T&F Championship
Junior to throw Saturday evening
March 14, 2014
HOUSTON, Texas - Rice junior thrower Claire Uke competes on Saturday evening at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship, hosted by the University of New Mexico, in Albuquerque, NM.
Uke, from Cedar Hill, Texas (Ursuline Academy), will be one of 16 competitors in the shot put that begins at 7 p.m. (CT). She enters the meet with a season-best mark of 16.57m, accomplished earlier this season at the same New Mexico Albuquerque Convention Center back on Feb. 7.
This is Uke's first appearance at the NCAA Indoor Championship. She previously competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championship in 2013, placing 18th in the shot put.
ESPN3 will stream the meet live on March 15 starting at 6:50 p.m. (CT). A tape delay of the championship will air Saturday, March 22 starting at 6:30 p.m. (CT) on ESPNU.
For more information regarding the Division I indoor track and field championships, log on to NCAA.com.
Women's Shot Put Competitors
1 142 Monroe, Amber JR Miami 17.18m
2 12 Hasslen, Alyssa SR Arizona 17.17m
3 235 Kovar, Kayla SR Southern Uta 17.03m
4 162 Peoples, Kearsten JR Missouri 17.81m
5 31 Muzaric, Valentina JR Auburn 17.10m
6 119 Thomas, Danniel SO Kent State 16.97m
7 163 Rushin, Jill JR Missouri 16.90m
8 215 Bunch, Dani SR Purdue 17.19m
9 109 Hillman, Christina JR Iowa State 17.51m
10 15 Jelmini, Anna SR Arizona Stat 16.92m
11 169 Howard, Sarah SO North Caroli 16.98m
12 216 Uke, Claire JR Rice 16.57m
13 174 Taylor, Tremanisha JR North Caroli 16.57m
14 105 Buckley, Kyla SR Indiana 17.17m
15 118 Mosley, Joh'vonnie SR Kent State 16.92m
16 106 Theisen, Mary SR Indiana Stat 17.30m