Friederike Feil became the second Owl to automatically qualify for the NCAA Regionals.
April 27, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Friederike Feil ran a Sun Belt record 10:38.06 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Penn Relays over the weekend.
She joins Toyria Mattear as an automatic qualifier for the NCAA East Regional in Tallahassee, FL. Her time is one of the 10 best times in the region this year.
This is the second year in a row that Feil has automatically qualified for NCAA Regional in the steeplechase. Her time of 10:49.93 last season was a then school record. Her qualifying time this season is an improvement of almost 12 seconds from last season's time. In the 400 meter hurdles, Lindsay Glover finished 14th in a time of 1:01.45.
The relay teams ran well at the meet and gained valuable experience participating at one of the biggest and most competitive meets in the country.
The Owls will take some off to prepare for the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships, which will be held in Denton, TX May 9-11.