CORY CARSWELL LEADS THREE MAVERICKS WHO POST QUALIFYING MARKS AT BAYLOR
April 19, 2008
WACO, Texas - - UT Arlington pole vaulter Cory Carswell cleared 16 feet, 6 3/4 inches to win the event Saturday at the Michael Johnson Classic and post a regional qualifying height. Carswell's vault matches the best this year by teammate Wade Hayes, giving UTA two athletes who have posted regional qualifying heights in the pole vault.
Beckwith ran a 47.04 for fifth place in the 400 meters, beating the regional time needed of 47.20. Beckwith's best this season, however, is a 46.91 ran March 29 at the Bobby Lane Invitational in Arlington
Jasmine Walls, the sophomore sprinter from Pearland, also posted a regional qualifying time, hitting 11.67 in the finals of the 100 meters. Walls personal-best this outdoor season was a qualifying time of 11.71. UTA had several other top performers, including Christina Mose, who ran a first-place time of 4:55.29 in the 1,500 meters.
Annabelle Everitt won the 3,000-meter steeplechase, and Tim Thompson had an impressive showing in the 110-meter hurdles with a third-place time of 14.56.
Andrew Duncan won the high jump by clearing 6 feet, 8.75 inches, and Quinchun Carey won the long jump with a leap of 23-7 1/2. Teammate Patrick Kimberly wasn't far behind, going 23-6 3/4.