Picklers Finish One-Two at Texas Relays Heptathlon
April 7, 2005
AUSTIN, Texas -- Washington State redshirt sophomores and Texans Diana Pickler and Julie Pickler finished first and second, respectively, in the heptathlon at the 78th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas Thursday.
The Picklers, twin sisters from Sachse, Texas, dominated the 16-woman field in the seven-event, two-day heptathlong competition. Diana Pickler scored a personal best 5,492 points for the win while Julie's 5,414 points was also a PR. Cougar teammate Katie Miller, a junior from Vancouver, Wash., scored 4,894 points for 11th place.
Both Diana and Julie Pickler reached NCAA Provisional Qualifying standards with Diana's total just eight points below the Automatic Qualifying standard.
A complete release will follow later today.
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