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Saina Moves On to NCAA 5k; Hillman in Shot Put Too

Release: 05/25/2013
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AUSTIN, Texas – Iowa State distance runner Betsy Saina qualified for the NCAA Championship in the 5,000 meters Saturday and Cyclone Christina Hillman qualified in the shot put at the NCAA West Regional in Myers Stadium. The NCAA Championships are June 5-8 in Eugene, Ore.

Saina was the fifth-fastest qualifier overall, finishing third in the second heat in 16:07.18. Hillman was the 11th qualifier out of the shot put competition, with a best throw of 51-11.



Shot put: 1) Tia Brooks, Oklahoma, 62-2 ½; 11) Christina Hillman, IOWA STATE, 53-11; 21) Danielle Frere, IOWA STATE, 51-11; 31) Hayli Bozarth, IOWA STATE, 50-2 ½.

5,000-meter run: 1) Megan Goethals, Washington, 15:55.91; 5) Betsy Saina, IOWA STATE, 16:07.18; 14) Meaghan Nelson, IOWA STATE, 16:26.43; 15) Dani Stack, IOWA STATE, 16:26.82; 25) Sam Bluske, IOWA STATE, 16:47.01; 41) Crystal Nelson, IOWA STATE, 17:17.22;

4x400: 1) Arkansas, 3:28.92; 15) IOWA STATE, 3:38.19


5,000-meter run:  1) Lawi Lalang, Arizona, 13:41.87; 19) Mohamed Hrezi, IOWA STATE,  14:17.60, 29) Rico Loy, IOWA STATE, 14:34.68; 

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