Adams Advances to Quarterfinals In Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. - Mean Green senior hurdler Alysha Adams advanced to the quarterfinals of the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds on Friday at Hayward Field.

Adams, who came in with the fifth fastest time in the NCAA West with a 13.08, finished first in heat six, recoding a time of 13.63 seconds.

That time ranked No. 13 in the prelim, trailing Nia Ali of Southern California who ran a 12.82 to capture the top spot.

The quarterfinal for the 100-meter hurdle will be run Saturday afternoon at 2:05 p.m. PT. The top three from each heat along with the next three fastest times will advance to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Ia.

Three other members of North Texas track & field were in action Friday, with senior Christal Brewster registering the next highest finish.

Brewster nabbed 23rd in the pole vault, clearing the bar at 3.85 meters.

Freshman Clinton Collins and senior Justin Flowers finished the day for the Mean Green with the 200-meter dash. 

Collins finished in 38th place with a time of 21.93 seconds while Flowers clocked in at 21.98 seconds for a 40th place finish.

The third and final day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds begins Saturday at 1 p.m. PT with the women's 4x100-meter relay.



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