GARRISON GEARS UP FOR CONFERENCE
April 8, 2006
AUSTIN, Texas - Senior sprinter Ellen Garrison finished third in heat 6 of the women's 100 meter prelims with an 11.84 at the 79th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Friday morning.
The women's 4x100-meter relay clocked a time of 46.46 and the 4x400-meter relay turned in a time of 3:45.96.
UT Arlington men's 4x100-meter relay clocked a region-qualifying time of 40.58 seconds. The quartet of Coby Morrison, Adam Stafford, Byron Majors and Jared Connaughton finished second to USC (40.16) in a preliminary heat and did not qualify for Saturday's finals.
In the men's 1,500 meters, senior Jacob Cedertun just missed the region-qualifying mark of 3:47.80 with a time of 3:49.18 in a fast-paced race that saw nine runners make the qualifying mark.
In the men's long jump, junior Quinchun Carey finished 11th with a jump of 6.92 meters (22-08.50).
In the men's 110-meter hurdles preliminary heats, Jon McDowell posted the Mavs' top time with a 14.55. Adam Stafford clocked a 14.75 in heat 6 and Edward Broadnax posted a 14.98. A day earlier, Morrison (52.59) and McDowell (52.84) just missed the NCAA Regional mark in the 400-meter hurdles.
In the men's 100-meter prelims,. Connaughton finished third in his heat with a 10.58. Freshman Byron Majors clocked an 11.00.