McLaughlin, Rowe & Thompson Highlight Women's Track On Day 1 Of Pac-10s

May 15, 2010


Ashlea McLaughlin, Lindsay Rowe and Turquoise Thompson highlighted the women's track and field team on day one of the Pac-10 Championships in Berkeley as all three advanced to event finals on Sunday.

McLaughlin was third-fastest on the day in the 400m, running 53.74 to advance. She also finished 13th in the 200m (24.42) and anchored the 4x100m relay to the seventh-fastest time (45.81) of the day and a spot in Sunday's final.

Rowe was the fifth-fastest qualifier in the 100m hurdles, running 13.45. Thompson was the fastest qualifier in the 400m hurdles as she won in a time of 57.31. Ryann Krais also advanced to Sunday's final in the 400m hurdles as she was fourth overall in the prelims with a season-best time of 58.56. Krais also tied for eighth in the high jump with a clearance of 5-4.50.

Competition concludes on Sunday with running event finals, as well as several event finals.

Event-by-Event Results
*all running events are prelims except the steeple and 10,000m. Athletes qualifying to the finals of their events are denoted with a 'q.'

100m - 10. Yasmin Woodruff (11.81); 14. Nijah Nelms (12.00)

200m - 13. Ashlea McLaughlin (24.42); 14. Yasmin Woodruff (24.52); 21. Nijah Nelms (24.94)

400m - 3. Ashlea McLaughlin (53.74q); 8. Joy Eaton (55.04q); 11. Briana Barlow (55.83)

800m - 9. Krishna Curry (2:09.11)

1500m - no entries

10,000m - 11. Kelcie Wiemann (35:24.44)

100m Hurdles - 5. Lindsay Rowe (13.45q); 16. Ryann Krais (14.41)

400m Hurdles - 1. Turquoise Thompson (57.31q); 4. Ryann Krais (58.56q)

4x100m Relay - 7. Nelms, Rowe, Woodruff, McLaughlin (45.81q)

High Jump - 8T. Ryann Krais (5-4.50/1.64m); 10T. Mariah Gibson (5-4.50/1.64m)

Long Jump - 10. Danielle Watson (19-2/5.84m)

Shot Put - 10. Catherine White (41-8.75/12.72m)

Javelin - no entries

Women's Team Scores (through seven scored events)
1. Arizona, 71
2. Oregon, 65
3. Stanford 33
4. Washington State, 27
5. Arizona State, 21.50
6. Washington, 19
7. USC, 17
8. California, 11
9. UCLA, 8.50

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