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UNLV Ends Regular Season

Lekeisha Lawson finished fourth in the 60 meters at the Husky Classic.

Lekeisha Lawson finished fourth in the 60 meters at the Husky Classic.

Feb. 15, 2009

LAS VEGAS - The UNLV women's track and field closed out its regular season on Saturday at two meets, with the majority of the Rebels competing at the Husky Classic while a few were at Northern Arizona Classic.

UNLV senior sprinter led the Rebel contingent at the Husky Classic, as she finished fourth in the 60 meters with a time of 7.63 and also turned in a fast time of 24.88 in the 200 meters. Lawson was one of four Rebels who turned in top-10 times in the 60 meters, as Shahnel Woodley (7.65) finished fifth, Candise Maxwell (7.81) came in eighth and Zadia Bryant (7.83) ninth.

Woodley posted a time of 25.31 in the 200 meters as well, while Meia Tezeno ran a 24.57, Maxwell a 25.73 and Bryant a 25.97. Maxwell also posted a top-10 finish in the 60-meter hurdles, coming in ninth with a time of 9.04.

Other performances on the track included Jennifer Shearer (17:27.59) in the 5,000 meters, Christine Lowe (57.41) in the 400 meters and Isabelle Stoate (5:03.17) in the mile.

In the field events Talyah Polee posted a mark of 18-2.25 in the long jump while Deja Edwards (17-7.00) and Portia Ford (15-8.25) also competed in the event. Claire Schreiner cleared 5-2.50 in the high jump as well.



UNLV also had a group of throwers competing at the Northern Arizona Classic in Flagstaff, Ariz., and Amanda Bingson had a strong Saturday to lead that group.

She posted a sixth-place finish in the weight throw with a distance of 52-3.25 and a 10th-place finish in the shot put with a mark of 40-1.25. Bingson was closely followed in the weight throw by Olivia Raya, who finished eighth with a distance of 49-11.25.

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