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Pearson Places Ninth At USA Championship

Mar 8, 2009

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CHAPEL HILLS, N.C. - University of Colorado volunteer assistant coach Emily Pearson placed ninth in the pentathlon at the USA Indoor Combined Events Championship on Sunday at the Eddie Smith Field House at the University of North Carolina.


            Pearson totaled 3,824 points. She ran a personal best time of 2 minutes, 25.88 seconds in the 800-meter run. Pearson started out the day by running 8.66 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles. She recorded a jump of 5-04.40 in the high jump, a throw of 38-02.25 in the shot put and a jump of 17-09.50 in the long jump to round out her events.


            The Buffs will be back in action on Friday and Saturday at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship in College Station, Texas.