Antonette Carter Shatters 200m Record in First Day of the NCAA West Regional

May 26, 2006

PROVO, Utah - Senior Antonette Carter shattered her own school record in the 200m prelims on Friday in the first day of the NCAA Regional in Provo, Utah. The women stand in ninth with seven points and the men are in 13th.

Carter broke her school record in the 200m on Friday, with her impressive time of 22.72 in the prelims. The time sends her into Saturday's 200m final. She broke her school record of 23.05 set last year with today's time. Carter also secured six points for the Golden Bear women with her season-best jump of 20-11.25 (6.38m) in the long jump. In the 100m Carter breezed past competition with her fourth place time of 11.08. The time was wind aided at 3.1.

John Ludden set his personal best in the hammer in the first day's action. He earned a point for the Golden Bear men, with his mark of 196-11 (60.02m). Also in field events on the first day, sophomore Daisy Van Ravenswaay finished eighth, earning a point, with her personal best mark of 48-11.75 (14.93m) in the shot put.

Senior Osarhiemen Omwanghe qualified for Saturday's final in the 100m hurdles, with her preliminary time of 13.51. Sophomore Alysia Johnson also qualified for the 800m final with her time of 2:09.36 in today's prelims. Sophomore Brook Turner qualified for the 400m finals with her time of 54.77.

In the men's 400m Nestor Solis set his personal best with his preliminary time of 47.09. Senior Tiffany Johnson also set her personal best in the 200m with her time of 23.52. Freshman Jake Hanson was just shy of qualifying for Saturday's final in the 400m hurdles, but did set his personal best at 51.76.

The Bears will continue at the NCAA West Regional on Saturday. The meet is being held at Clarence Robinson Track on the BYU campus.

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