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MU roundup: Dyer first in triple jump in Lexington

Apr. 21, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Lauren Dyer from the Marshall University women's track and field team was the triple jump winner Saturday in the Heart of the Bluegrass meet at the University of Kentucky's new outdoor facility.

Dyer had a winning jump of 38-feet, 11.75 inches. She also took third place in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:04.86.

Marshall placed second in the 4x100-meter relay with Elaine Derricott, Kearna Haynes, Moriah Njoku and Alanna Dawkins turning in a time of 47.14 seconds.

Paige Govey was the 3,000-meter steeplechase runner-up with a time of 11:35.25.

Third-place finishes were recorded by Asia Bange (100 hurdles, 14.35); 100 Crystal Walker (12.20); Amber Pierson (400, 55.67); Jasia Richardson (Long jump, 18-4.25); and Amanda Hottenstein (shot put, 42-10.75).

Hottenstein was also fifth in the hammer throw (149-2).

Alecia Daniels was fourth in the 100 hurdles (15.42).

Delkira Maybin and Shyra Molton placed fourth and fifth respectively in the 100 with times of 12.23 and 12.25.

Celia Leonard ran fifth in the 5,000-meter event (18:14.02). Shanice Johnson was fifth in the long jump (18-0.50) and Carrie Corriell was fifth in the discus (115-3).


TEXARKANA, Ark. -- Marshall begins play Sunday in the Conference USA men's golf championship tournament at Texarkana Country Club.

The winner of the 54-hole tournament that ends Tuesday will receive an automatic berth in the NCAA Regionals.

Marshall head coach Matt Grobe's lineup includes Nathan Kerns, Jeremy Rogers, Tas Sipowski, Logan Lagodich and Brian Anania.



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