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Relay Team Breaks School Mark at NCAA West Preliminary

Relay Team Breaks School Mark at NCAA West Preliminary

The Basics
Event: NCAA West Preliminary
Location:
 Rock Chalk Park / Lawrence, Kan.
Complete Results: NCAA West Preliminary

LAWRENCE, Kan. –  The Oral Roberts track team brought its best Saturday at the NCAA West Preliminary, with a career best from Israel Nelson and a school record from the 4x400m relay team, but the Golden Eagles just missed the qualification cut in both events.

The relay team combined to run 3:06.29, edging the 1994 squad that ran 3:06.49 to set a new school record.

ORU Competitors
200m Dash
34thD'Khari Hicks – 21.28

110m Hurdles
16th – Israel Nelson – 13.96*
* - Career Best

4x400m Relay
14th – Kenneth James, Omeiza Akerele, D'Khari Hicks, Reinhard Ndlovu – 3:06.29*
* - School Record

200m Dash
29thMadison Reynolds – 23.83

Triple Jump
29thKirsten Burnett - 12.50m (41-0.25)

Up Next
Madison Reynolds will extend the ORU track and field season as she will compete in the 400m dash at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon, beginning June 8.

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