Hixson Runs 3,000 Meters at NCAA Track Championships




June 5, 1998

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Providence College freshman Rachel Hixson of Media, Pa. finished seventh (9:36.64) in the second heat of 3,000 meter preliminaries at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Thursday, June 4 in Buffalo, N.Y. Hixson nearly qualified Saturday's 3,000 meter finals, missing the cut by .05 seconds.

The Providence women's track team will continue to compete at the NCAA's with junior Sarah Dupre of Kingston, Ontario and senior Marie McMahon of Ennistymon, Ireland racing in the 5,000 meters on Friday evening.

NCAA WOMEN'S 3,000 METERS PRELIMINARIES (Thursday, June 4)
2 Heats.  Advance top 4 plus next 4 times to final.                                         
Place   # Heat 1  Preliminaries 
1   12  Jessica Koch    SO Arkansas     9:28.94 Q
2   240  Marie Davis    JR Oregon       9:29.17 Q
3   299  Monal Chokshi  SR Stanford     9:30.77 Q
4   79  Jennifer Smith  FR Colorado     9:31.08 Q
5   301  Sally Glynn    FR Stanford     9:31.82 q
6   14  Tracy Robertson FR Arkansas     9:36.06 q
7   342  Fride Vullum    SO Tulsa       9:39.46
8   87  Emily Germano   SO Cornell      9:45.68
9   298  Courtney Adams FR Stanford     9:54.73
10  46  Maggie Chan JR Brigham Young    9:56.57
11  226  Rachael Rieke  SR Northern Arizona 10:03.00
                                
Place   #  Heat 2  Preliminaries                        
1   395  Sara Fredrickson   SR Wisconsin        9:29.79 Q
2   53  Courtney Meldrum    JR Brigham Young    9:29.94 Q
3   77  Jolene Williams SO Coastal Carolina     9:30.03 Q
4   117  Kristen Gordon FR Georgetown           9:32.11 Q
5   48  Elizabeth Jackson   SO Brigham Young    9:32.13 q
6   38  Shannon Smith   FR Boston College       9:32.45 q
7   254  Rachel Hixson  FR Providence           9:36.64
8   394  Jenelle Deatherage     JR Wisconsin    9:37.66
9   346  Melinda George JR UCLA                 9:53.93
10  158  Bethany Eigel  JR James Madison        10:06.76


 

 

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