UNLV Continues Strong Start
Feb. 2, 2008
UNLV's women track team posted several strong performances at the Washington Invitational held in Seattle, which featured some of the countries elite teams.
The highlights of the day was Lekeisha Lawson and Lauren Johnson. Lawson came in fifth place with a time of 7.65 in the 60 meter dash. Johnson placed fifth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 25.35 and Lawson followed close behind for eighth place finish with a time of 25.48. The UNLV student-athletes faced tough competition which included elite teams such as 13th ranked Baylor and 21st ranked Arizona.
In the field events Kenya Polee jumped a distance of 18'-00.50" for a ninth place finish in the long jump. Talyah Polee followed Kenya's performance for 12th place with a distance of 17'-9". In the shot put Monique Humphries came in 12th place with a distance of 40'-04".
UNLV has a week off before they head back to Flagstaff, Ariz., for the NAU Invitational on Feb 16.