Knight Earns Bronze in the Shot Put at NCAA Championships|
March 15, 2008
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Texas Tech's Patience Knight set a new school record and earned bronze in the shot put. The throw of 56'-8" is the fourth time this season the school record has been broken.
"I want to thank God for everything that has happened because without him I wouldn't have gotten this far," Knight said. She has reset the school record three times this season.
Sally Kipyego, after suffering from illness and fatigue, chose not to defend her 3000M title.
Lady Raider Julianne Kennedy earned her first All-American honor by breaking the school record in the pentathlon. Her score of 4,116 was aided by two personal bests in the 60M hurdles and 800M. Kennedy ran an 8.49 in the 60M hurdles and a 2:24.95 in the 800M.
Anthony Flemons earned his first All-American honor in the triple jump. His jump of 52'-10.25" is a new personal best.
The men finished the NCAA Championships with nine points and tied for 24th overall. The women scored 18 points and finished tied for tenth.