Walkow wins 1,500 meters at Rice
April 22, 2012
HOUSTON - Samantha Walkow won the women's 1,500 meters in a personal best of 4 minutes, 29.15 seconds, the third-fastest time in school history to highlight Lamar's performance at the J. Fred Duckett Twilight meet at Rice University on Saturday.
Lamar's Becky Gough was sixth in the 1,500 meters in 4:35.35.
In the men's competition, Lamar's effort was punctuated by a 1-2-3 finish in the 1,500 meters.
Lamar's Chris Smith won the men's 800 meters in 1:50.08. Lamar had two top-10 finishers in the men's 5,000 meters, as Alex DeLa Garza was fourth in 14:41.29 and Anthony Pequeno placed sixth in 14:46.05.
Jamal Nash was fourth in the men's 110-meter high hurdles in 14.68 seconds.
Lamar is at the Sam Houston State Invitational on May 4.