MYERS PLACES SECOND AT NCAA NATIONALS

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Posted on May 18, 2011

UPDATE (May 28)

With a career-best time of 14.03 seconds, junior Brice Myers finished second in the 110-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships in Turlock, Calif.

The winner of the national title, Andrew Etheridge of Emporia State (Kan.), made the run in 14.02 seconds.

This is Myers' second consecutive year to win All-American honors in the 110-meter outdoor hurdles. He also has three All-American showings in the 60-meter indoor hurdle event.


UPDATE (May 28)

Junior Brice Myers ran the second-fastest time in the preliminaries of the 110-meter hurdles on May 27 at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships in Turlock, Calif.

He finished in 14.12 seconds.

A four-time, All-American, Myers competes in the finals this morning.

His teammate Alex Smith was unable to qualify for the finals in the 800-meter run. Also a junior, Smith posted a time of 1 minute, 53.44 seconds to place third in his preliminary heat and 12th overall.

 


 

Two runners with previous experience in national competition will represent Cal U at the NCAA Division II Track and Field National Championships May 26-28 in Turlock, Calif.

Brice Myers and Alex Smith, both juniors, will compete in Warrior Stadium on the campus of California State University, Stanislaus.

  • Myers will look for his second consecutive All-American finish in the 110-meter hurdles. He placed third at the Nationals a year ago.
    Myers earned his berth on May 14, when he repeated as the PSAC 110-meter hurdles champion, with a winning time of 14.25 seconds.
    He is also a three-time NCAA II All-American in the 60-meter indoor hurdles.
  • Smith will compete in the 800-meter run at the Nationals for the second consecutive year.
    He placed second at the PSAC championships on May 14 after winning the preliminaries with the fifth fastest time in NCAA Division II, a school record 1 minute, 50.87 seconds.

Follow both Vulcan student-athletes online at www.calvulcans.com.