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Eriksen Advances to Championship Sunday in 400m Dash

May 14, 2022

EUGENE, Ore. – Josefine Eriksen highlighted Saturday's action at the Pac-12 Championships for Utah after advancing to the 400m finals with a time of 53.46 at the reimagined Hayward Field.
Ruby Jane Mathewson and Rachel Whipple got the day started for Utah on the track, posting marks of 14.45 and 15.05, respectively, in the 100m hurdles.
Eriksen then led the quartet of Utes racing in the 400m, taking second in her heat and fifth overall to advance to the finals. Meanwhile, Oneillia Fuller posted a season-best mark of 55.47 followed by Lauren O'Banion with at 57.68 while Kelise Davis checked in at 57.22.
Brooke Manson was the fastest Ute in the 800m run, crossing at 2:07.77. Jasie York was the next Ute to finish, posting a time of 2:13.61 and was just ahead of Emma Earl (2:13.83) and Brooklyn James (2:14.27). Megan Rose and Maya LeBar finish one right after the in the 100m dash with Rose just edging out LeBar (12.49) with a time of 12.43.
Karli Branch closed out the day for Utah and posted PR that was just over 15 seconds of her previous time at 10:59.08.
The Utes will return to Hayward Field one last time this weekend and close out the Pac-12 Championships on Sunday, May 15, beginning at 2 p.m. (MT). The 4x100m relay team kicks off the day on Pac-12 Networks.
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