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On the Track: ASC Track and Field Weekly Notebook
April 16, 2003

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Upcoming Meets

Thursday, April 17
Indian Relays (Abilene, Texas): Howard Payne, McMurry, Sul Ross State, Texas Lutheran

Thursday-Friday, April 24-25
ASC Men's & Women's Track & Field Championships
(Abilene, Texas / McMurry University)

Around the Conference . . .

Conference teams have one weekend left to ready for the ASC Men's and Women's Track and Field Championships scheduled April 24-25 in Abilene, Texas. The first day's events will be held at Abilene Christian University with day two set at McMurry University. Four field events, the steeplechase and 10,000m run will open the 2003 conference meet on Thursday evening. Friday's schedule opens with field events at 11 a.m. followed by the remaining running events at 2 p.m. . . . ASC Championship schedule and results can be accessed at the McMurry athletic website, www.mcm.edu/athletics/athleticstwo.htm

Mississippi College had a good showing at last weekend's Ole Miss Invitational. Matthew Manning finished runner-up in the 5000-m Run and Jeff Robichaux third in the Steeplechase to Choctaw scorers. Angela Crane placed fifth in the javelin throw (104-6) to top the Lady Choctaw efforts.

McMurry topped American Southwest Conference teams at Saturday's (Apr. 12) Angelo State Relays. The men's team placed seventh and the women eighth. Sul Ross State men placed ninth to grab a Top 10 finish. Darcell Edwards' second-place finish in the women's triple jump was the top conference women's placing in the meet. THE ASC men were led by McMurry's Ryder Peacock who won the high jump (6-11.0) and Jerrod Cook who took the hammer throw title (169-5). Teammates Jake Heidenreich (1500m Run) and Cody Brotherton (shot put) placed second in their events.

Distance specialist Amanda Tucker became the first Texas Lutheran runner to compete in the 3000m steeplechase when competed in the event at the Angelo State Relays. Her 13:07.00 time is also a conference-best for the event in the 2003 season.


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