SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Three Indiana University track and field athletes - Danielle Carruthers, Tia Trent and Rose Richmond - competed in the 2002 PowerAde North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Under-25 Track and Field Championships.
Three-time All-American Danielle Carruthers finished second in the 100 hurdles (13.00) and ran the second leg of the United States 4x100 relay (44.10). In 2002, Carruthers was a part of Indianas All-American 4x100 relay team and also earned laurels in the 60m dash indoors and the 100m hurdles. outdoors. During the 2002 outdoor season, Carruthers ran the third-fastest 100m hurdle time in NCAA history (12.68). Her San Antonio performance marks the sixth time in the last five months that she has turned in a time of 13 seconds or better.
In the 400 meter dash, Tia Trent advanced to the finals after running a 52.60 in the preliminaries. She finished fourth in the finals with a time of 53.60. She was a 2001 All-American in the 400 meters and was part of the Hoosiers 2002 All-American 4x100 relay team.
Rose Richmond, who has been a member of Indianas last three All-American 4x100 relay teams and earned similar laurels in the long jump in 2002, took third in the NACAC long jump with a leap of 20-01.75.