Houston, Foster Ready for USA Championships

Houston, Foster Ready for USA Championships

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Lady Buccaneer track and field team will have a pair of competitors this weekend, qualifying for the 2010 USA Track and Field National Championship and Junior National Championship, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Gabrielle Houston will compete with the best USA track and field athletes in the 100 meter dash on Thursday, June 24 at 7:10 p.m., having qualified with an incredible 11.38-second time to finish second at the 2010 Orange and Purple Classic on May 8, 2010.

Tamisha Foster earned a spot in the junior national championship with a triple jump mark of 11.85 meters, doing so at the Myrtle Beach Classic on June 5. After narrowly missing the qualifying mark of 11.80 meters on a couple of occasions, Foster posted the 10th best mark entering the event.

The finals of the triple jump will be contested at 1:10 p.m. on Friday, June 25.

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