Women's Track

    Pease Advances at USA Championships

    Go Hoosiers! Sarah Pease finished fifth in her heat and had the sixth-best time overall to advance to the Sunday final.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Sarah Pease finished fifth in her heat and had the sixth-best time overall to advance to the Sunday final.
    Go Hoosiers!

    June 24, 2010

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Sarah Pease advanced to the finals of the 3,000m steeplechase at the USA Track and Field Championships. She had the sixth best advancing time in the two-heat semifinal. The final will be run on Sunday, at 2:15 p.m. ET.

    Pease finished fifth in her heat and had the sixth-best time overall to advance to the Sunday final. The junior from Elizabeth, Ind., finished in 10:02.86, which was just .11 seconds off the best time from the second heat.

    Molly Beckwith was knocked down in her heat of the 800m, and a coaches protest was rejected. She clocked a time of 2:15.59 for 28th in the three-heat prelims. Lindsey Hartman was 25th in 2:10.77.

    Freshman Courtney Woodard placed 12th in the junior heptathlon. She finished with 4,649 points, finishing just 59 points out of the top 10.

    The Hoosiers' season continues on Friday at the USA Jr. and Sr. Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. For complete coverage of IU track and field, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.

     

     

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