March 21, 2008
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CONWAY, SC — The University of Iowa women’s track and field team opened the 2008 outdoor season Friday at the Shamrock Invitational hosted by Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC. The Hawkeyes competed in four events in the second day of the three-day meet.
Iowa’s highest placing of the day was third by the 800-meter relay. Freshman Tiffany Hendricks, sophomore Rhonda-Kaye Trusty, junior Renee White and freshman Kimberly Stanford ran a 1:39.74 in the relay, which ranks 10th in school history.
Posting collegiate bests for Iowa were junior Amanda Chandler in the hammer throw (140-0) and Stanford in the 100-meter hurdles (14.70).
Several Hawkeyes are scheduled to compete in Saturday’s third day of meet competition. Events are scheduled to start at 9 a.m. (CT).
MEET RESULTS (Event Winner Plus Iowa Placers)
100-Meter Hurdles (prelims)
1. LeAuna Sistrunk (Coastal Carolina) 13.99
10. Kimberly Stanford (Iowa) 14.70
1. Amber Campbell (Mjolnir Throwers) 224-8
7. Erin O’Hern (Iowa) 161-3
19. Amanda Chandler (Iowa) 140-0
800 Meter Relay
1. South Carolina 1:38.94
3. Iowa 1:39.74
(Hendricks, Trusty, White, Stanford)
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