Overton Gets Provisional Mark
March 4, 2005
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Junior Larra Overton earned an NCAA provisional time in the 800-meter dash as she placed third in the event with a 2:08.22 at the Alex Wilson "Last Chance" Meet, held on March 5-6 at the Meyo Track on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The provisional standard was 2:09.00. Overton's performance put her fifth in the IU record books.
Sophomore Lorian Price placed eighth in the long jump with a mark of 5.94m. The leap, however, did not meet the NCAA provisional or automatic qualifying standard.
Junior Kelly Siefker was the only other Hoosier to compete at the meet. Siefker took 12th in the mile clocked at 4:50.03. The time, though, did not meet the provisional standard of 4:47.00. Siefker, who has made steady improvement throughout the indoor season moved into seventh in the record books in this event.
Up next for the Cream and Crimson is the NCAA Championship. The meet will be held at the University of Arkansas from March 11-12. For a full list of all the Hoosiers participating please check back with iuhoosiers.com later in the week.
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