MAVS SHARPEN SPIKES FOR CONFERENCE
April 22, 2007
FORT WORTH, Texas - UT Arlington senior pole vault Vanessa Maida will end her collegiate career with a trip to the NCAA Region Meet after a personal-best vault of 12-feet, 5.50-inches at the TCU Invitational here Saturday.
Seven Mavericks turned in season best times or marks during the final tune up for the upcoming Southland Conference Track and Field Championship May 4-6 in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Maida's vault ranks among the top-50 collegiate vaults this season.
Senior sprinter Kourtnee Jones clocked the fourth fastest 100-meter time in school history and one of the top 20 fastest times this season with an 11.50 to finish fourth in the event.
Freshman Jasmine Walls clocked the fifth fastest time in school history in the 200 meters and the top time in the SLC this season with a 23.98 for fifth place. She turned in the third fastest time in the conference this season with an 11.71 in the 100 meters for seventh place.
The 4x100-meter relay won with the time in the conference this season with a 45.83.
Senior Ivorita Taylor won her second 800-meter race of the spring with a 2:09.48.
Caroline Erlingson clocked a season-best time of 5:04.27 in the 1,500-meter.
Freshman Jace Koelzer timed a season-best 15.17 in the 100-meter hurdles.
Stacey Bennett finished fifth in the high jump after clearing 5-07.
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