June 24, 2011
Eugene, Ore. - Rice University middle distance runner Kylie Cullinan has qualified for the 1500m final at the USA Junior Track & Field Championships held at Hayward Field. Cullinan, who recently completed her freshman season at Rice, posted a personal-best time of 4:34.95 in placing eighth in heat two of the 1500m.
Cullinan's previous best in the 1500m was 4:35.91 at the Conference USA Outdoor Championship. The Spring, Texas, (Klein Collins HS) product now runs the 1500m final on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. (Pacific).