May 26, 2011

Jackson qualifies for finals of 400 meter hurdles

Jackson competed in the second heat of preliminaries on Thursday, May 28 and finished the race in a time of 1:01.27, which was the third fastest time in the heat and a new school record. She held the previous school record with a time of 1:02.22.

Three heats took place for the women's 400 meter hurdles and the top two finishers from each heat plus the next two best times advanced to the finals that will take place on Saturday, May 28.

She will also compete in the 100 hurdles with the preliminaries taking place on Friday, May 27.

Junior Emily Niehaus (Maineville, Ohio) was suppose to compete in the hammer throw on Thursday, but the event was moved to early Friday morning.

Senior Chrys Jones (Harrodsburg, Ky.) is also competing in nationals for the Colonels. He will be participating in the triple jump on Saturday, May 28.

Ohio Wesleyan is hosting the 2011 NCAA Divsion III Outdoor Track and Field Championship. To visit their site on the meet click here. Live video for the event can be found by clicking here and for live stats click here.