Hoosiers Head to AT&T USA Track and Field Championships
June 20, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - A group of four Indiana track and field student-athletes will travel to Carroll Stadium in Indianapolis, on June 20-24, to compete in the 2007 AT&T USA Track and Field Championships.
Three-time NCAA All-American and senior Jessica Gall will represent the Hoosiers in the finals of the women's 10,000-meter run on Thursday at 8:55 p.m. ET. Gall earned her third All-America honor after clocking a personal-best 33:46.69 at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 8, in Sacramento, Calif.
Gall also earned her first-ever Big Ten title in the same event after winning the 10K at the outdoor championships on May 11, in University Park, Pa. She earned First Team All-Big Ten honors for her efforts.
Senior Lorian Price will compete in the long jump for IU on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Price won the Big Ten outdoor title in the same event on May 12. Her mark of 6.46 meters in her first attempt was good enough to claim the title for the Hoosiers. She also earned first team honors from the league for her efforts.
Also competing for the Hoosiers are freshmen Rachel Ehret and Ashley Rhoades. Both freshmen will compete in the junior portion of this weekend's meet with Ehret running the 3,000-meter run on Thursday at 1:30 p.m., and Rhoades competing in the high jump on Friday at 6 p.m.
Ehret ran a 10:14.63 for a personal-best time in the 3K on April 13, at the Tom Botts Invitational in Columbia, Mo. Rhoades cleared a personal best of 1.67 meters in the high jump at the Big Ten championships on May 13.
For a complete recap and results of each of the 2007 AT&T USA Track and Field Championships, visit IUHOOSIERS.com.
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