Titans Fail on Saturday

May 28, 2011

Eugene, OR - The Titans will have to settle for one competitor in one event at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, after Lauren Williams and Ciara Short failed to advance beyond the Regionals Saturday at the University of Oregon.

Short will compete in the 400 meters, for which she qualified Friday. Today she ran 15th overall and fourth in her 200 meters heat. The top three from each heat advanced as well as the next three best times. Short clocked in at 23.85. Taking third in her heat was Chalonda Goodman of Texas in 23.34. The 12th qualifier ran 23.36.

Williams placed 22nd in the field of 24 in the 100 hurdles in 13.81, eighth in her heat. The last qualifying time was 13.40.