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May 23, 1998

FAIRFAX, Va. – The University of Virginia track and field team wrapped up day three in the ECAC/IC4A meets held at George Mason University. UVa gathered some impressive results as the Cavaliers enter the final day of the meet.

In the ECAC meet, the women’s team was highlighted by Angela Lee, who won the preliminary 400 meter intermediate hurdle event with a time of (57.44). Lee’s mark not only advances her into the final round on Sunday, but it also automatically qualified her a spot in the NCAA Championship meet in Buffalo, N.Y. on June 3-6.

Virginia competed in several final result events. Cheryl Twomey placed eighth in the 10,000 meter run with a time of (36:45.24) and Nicole Kimbrough finished ninth in the long jump with a mark of (5.64) meters. Hillary Wilson placed 11th in the discus throw with a toss of (43.04) meters and Libby Kluka finished 25th with a mark of (37.14) meters. Dana Thul placed tenth in the javelin throw with a toss of (37.76) meters.

In the IC4A meet, the men’s team competed in two final events, as Marion Mason finished 13th in the long jump with a mark of (6.97) meters and Bobby Thiele placed 18th in the 5,000 meter run with a time of (14:38.95). Ray Weeden finished seventh and Rob Pearce placed ninth in the preliminary 1,500 meter run and will advance to the finals on Sunday.

Virginia will return to action on Sunday, (May 24) to complete the ECAC/IC4A meets. The first event on the final day of the meet is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m.

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