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Archive for Sunday, March 6, 2011

Jayhawks compete in last chance meets

March 6, 2011

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— Six members of the Kansas University indoor track and field team set personal bests Saturday at the Iowa State NCAA qualifier.

The men’s 4X400 relay team of Pieter Marx, Keron Toussaint, Dominque Manley and Kyle Clemons ran the second-fastest time in school history with a 3:09.04 to finish tenth in the event, 2.14 seconds shy of the NCAA automatic qualifying mark. They will find out on Monday if they qualify. The NCAA will take all automatics plus up to 12 teams.

In the Alex Wilson Last Chance event iin South Bend, Ind., the KU women’s 4X400 relay team of Kendra Bradley, Diamond Dixon, Denesha Morris and Shayla Wilson broke the school record with a time of 3:35.65 to finish fourth, 1.65 seconds off the automatic qualifying time.

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