TAYLOR SPLINTERS CINDERS IN 800
April 26, 2005
FORT WORTH, Texas - - UTA junior distance runner Ivorita Taylor (St. Elizabeth Jamaica) ran a season-best 2:12.69 to claim third place at the TCU Invitational here April 23.
The time is the fastest in the SLC this season and highlighted the day for the Mavericks.
Other top performances include:
Linda Rosema with a discus toss of 39.70 meter (130-03) to capture third place.
Multi-event specialist Mandy McGee hurled the javelin 28-08 meter for fifth place. She also finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles with a 1:03.12.
Senior Brittany Williams finished seventh in the 100 meters with an 11.89 and she was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that placed sixth with a 3:58.23.
The track and field teams competes at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa this weekend. The SLC Championships are May 13-15 in Huntsville, Texas.