June 21, 2008
Columbus, Ohio -- Rice freshman distance runner Becky Wade, from Dallas and Ursuline Academy, won the 3000m steeplechase event at the U.S. Junior Outdoor Championship held at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at Ohio State.
Wade posted a winning time of 10:29.64. By virtue of the victory, Wade became a member of the U.S. Junior National Team that competes at the 2008 IAAF World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, in July. The top two finishers in each event will compete in Poland, provided that they have met the qualifying standard.
1 Rebecca Wade Rice 10:29.64%
2 Elizabeth Graney Unattached 10:34.11%
3 Alyssa Allison Team Missouri 10:42.22%
4 Elisabeth Deir Princeton 10:49.10%
5 Kauren Tarver Unattached 10:57.99%
6 Megan Hoelscher Southern Illinois 11:05.44
7 Sarah Higgens Fast Feat Run Club 11:16.37
8 Jen Webers Nebraska 11:17.37
9 Casey McDermott Unattached 11:36.35
10 Kelly Crowley Grand Valley State 11:44.86
11 Kristine Mun Albany 11:49.31
12 Carolina Cortes Stony Brook 11:57.87