Women's 4X200 Wins at Drake Relays

April 24, 2009

DES MOINES--Louisiana Tech's women's 4X200 team stole the show at the Drake Relays this weekend with a first place finish in the respected event.

"This is a huge deal," Tech head coach Gary Stanley said. "Not only is it a big deal because the team beat some great teams, but also because these girls work so hard day-in and day-out. It's just great for them to be rewarded for their hard work like this."

The 4X200 team consisting of junior Kamelia Stroy, sophomore Chasidee Lewis-Baker, sophomore Monique Wright and freshman Stacia Hanneman ran a time of 1:35.02 to win first place in the event while beating top teams such as Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan and Ohio State.

Also turning in solid performances and advancing past the prelims in their events were the women's 4X400 and 4X100 relay teams along with Antoinette Cobb.

The women's 4X400 team consisting of El Charrita Reynolds, Stroy, Lashannda Worthy and Shante Benion advanced to the finals tomorrow with a time of 3:39.74.

The women's 4X100 team of Lewis-Baker, Hanneman, Worthy, and Wright earned a spot in the finals with a time of 45.79 seconds.

Joining the two relay teams in the finals tomorrow will be junior Antoinette Cobb who earned her spot with a time of 14.09 seconds in the 100m hurdles.

Also competing today, although not in the Drake Relays, but the Penn Relays was sophomore Larry Jones. Jones finished fifth in the discus throw at the prestigious event with a throw of 180' 11".

 

 

The team will continue competition at the Drake Relays tomorrow with results being reported on www.latechsports.com.

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