"I've never been so happy to finish in eighth place", Zapalac said. UK's four men's entries are tied for 20th most. Neil Gourley, who anchored VaTech to the DMR win last night, was 7th in 4:00.64.
Alabama and Florida followed next with 11 points each, with three teams, Colorado State, Syracuse and Kansas all locked on 10 points. "But we've been doing that here for a very very long time and we do regard ourselves as a team that basically likes to chase championships". Watson clocked 2:02.65 while Fray ran 2:03.88 as Oregon's Sabrina Southerland won the final in 2:01.55. The MSU senior is third all-time in the Bobcats' record book in the mile (3:57.37). "We want to set records and then break those records and then break them again". She registered a first place finish in the weight throw (17.49m) at the Maine State Open on February 24.
OR owns the fourth-fastest 4x400 time in the nation and the sixth-fastest time in the DMR.
Zallow knows a time slower than 7.7 seconds gets him a one-way ticket back to Youngstown. "I feel happy about the race and the entire indoor season". He was third in his heat behind Auburn's Raheem Chambers (6.56) and Houston's Elijah Hall (6.56).
"No I was very shocked to be honest", said Chapman.
Going into this weekend, Schultz is just focusing on getting better and not focus on placing. The previous record of 22.40 was set in 2008 by Bianca Knight of Texas.
The other qualifiers are Jaron Flournoy and Correion Mosby in the 200, Damion Thomas in the 60 hurdles and JuVaughn Blake in the high jump and triple jump.
"Today my only aim was to remain composed, execute and finish the race", Whyte said. "It always helps to get the race experience in these big races with the best runners in the nation, but I have honestly just been really lucky with the timing". Ran a time of 7.66 seconds in the prelims. It was the fourth time in the last five races that the senior from Kingston, Jamaica broke 7.20. "It was a great weekend".
The senior runner is also just the second Syracuse athlete to win an NCAA indoor title, joining Jarret Eaton, the 2012 NCAA champion in the 60-metre hurdles. Allen and Bloomfield posted splits of 45.01 and 45.14 to lead the Tigers. PSU's Haven Lander finished 3rd in the event. She enters the event with the top throw in NCAA Division II at 54-10.5. Senior high jumper Logan Boss, who won the Southeastern Conference indoor championship February 25 with a jump of 1.91 meters (6 feet, 3 1/4 inches), will lead the way.
Pittsburg State highest finish before was in 1995 when the Gorillas placed third.