Gray Takes Challenge Title|
Dec. 3, 2010
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV track and field team hosted its Scarlet & Gray Challenge Friday afternoon at Myron Partridge Stadium and Sheila Tarr Smith Field with the Gray team edging the Scarlet by three points, 46-43.
The two teams were tied up going into the final event before Ashley Henry secured the title for the eventual winners with a short-approach high jump of 5-7.75.
"I am excited about how this team is performing at this time of year," said head coach Yvonne Scott. "This shows how the team is developing as we go into the end of our offseason and get ready to compete. Our goal is to compete well in May and this is definitely giving us a lot of confidence as we go into the start of the season next month."
Kelsey Williamson won the 500 meters with a time of 1:13.8.
Zadia Bryant topped all triple jumpers with a short-approach distance of 37-3.75 followed closely by teammate Deja Edwards 37-3 effort.
The team opens its 2011 indoor campaign in Albuquerque, N.M., at New Mexico's Cherry & Silver Invitational on Jan. 21 and 22.