Carter Wins Discus for Second-Straight Year at Texas Relays
April 3, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Tech's D'Andra Carter for the second-straight year won the women's discus and the men's and women's track squads brought home six NCAA Regional marks during the third day of the 82nd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.
Carter threw a NCAA Regional mark of 180'-08" to win the meet. The throw is currently the best in the nation collegiately.
Omo Osaghae ran the fastest time of the men's 110M hurdles with a NCAA Regional time of 13.80. Tori Smith ran a 14.33 in the 100M hurdles while Sandra Iwunze crossed the line in 14.69, neither advanced to the finals.
Terra Evans ran her first NCAA Regional time in the 100M. Her wind-aided 11.57 qualified her for the finals on Saturday at 3:45 p.m.
The women's 4x400M relay of Jonisha Boleware, Trudeann Clarke, Kelsey Lloyd and Iwunze ran a NCAA Regional qualifying time of 3:40.96. The relay finished 11th overall but failed to qualify for the finals.
Sage Lasater cleared her first NCAA Regional mark in the women's `B' pole vault. She finished in third by clearing 12'-7.50".
Kelsey Lloyd jumped 5'-8.75", a NCAA Regional height, and finished eighth in the women's `A' high jump section.
The Red Raiders and Lady Raiders will start the final day of competition tomorrow at 11 a.m. with the men's `B' high jump. Live results of the meet can be found at www.texassports.com.