Alexander Is All-American

March 15, 2008

FAYETTEVILLE, AR — Hawkeye senior Kineke Alexander earned her seventh career all-America honor Saturday at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, AR. The Glenside, St. Vincent and the Grenadines native placed fifth in the 400 meters with a time of 52.72. She now holds the Hawkeye school record for most all-America honors earned, capturing all seven in the in the 400 meters.

Seniors Tammilee Kerr and Meghan Armstrong also competed for the Hawkeyes at the national indoor meet on Saturday. Kerr placed 15th in the pentathlon with 3,836 points. Her highest placings in the five-event competition were 11th in the high jump (5-6 1/2), and 12th in the long jump (18-3 1/4) and 800 meters (2:27.63). Armstrong placed 13th in the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:37.54.

Senior Diane Nukuri was Iowa’s fourth NCAA competitor, placing 12th in the 5,000 meters (16:35.05) Friday night.

The Hawkeye women’s team will open the 2008 outdoor season March 20-22 at the Shamrock Invitational hosted by Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC.

Women’s 400 Meters – Finals
1. Krista Simkins (Miami) 52.16
5. Kineke Alexander (Iowa) 52.72

Women’s 3,000 Meters
1. Susan Kuijken (Florida State) 8:58.14
13. Meghan Armstrong (Iowa) 9:37.54

Women’s Pentathlon
1. Jacquelyn Johnson (Arizona State) 4,496
15. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 3,836

Women’s Pentathlon 60-Meter Hurdles
1. Jacquelyn Johnson (Arizona State) 8.23
13. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 8.88

Women’s Pentathlon High Jump
1. Bettie Wade (Michigan) 5-11 1/4
11. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 5-6 1/2

Women’s Pentathlon Shot Put
1. Charlotte Abrahamsen (Memphis) 49-6 1/4
13. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 37-1 1/4

Women’s Pentathlon Long Jump
1. Gayle Hunter (Penn State) 20-7 1/4
12. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 18-3 1/4

Women’s Pentathlon 800 Meters
1. Jacquelyn Johnson (Arizona State) 2:13.45
12. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 2:27.63

Complete Results in PDF Format

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