Texas hurdlers Rushelle Burton (right) and Pedrya Seymour compete in the 100-meter hurdles during the Texas Relays at Myers Stadium on March 31, 2018. NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Track & Field

Texas hurdlers highlight action at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Posted June 7th, 2018

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The Texas track and field team had a handful of qualifying performances in hurdles to highlight the second day at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. Thursday.

The Texas women have yet to score and Stanford leads with 25 points.

A trio of UT track sprinters qualified for the women’s finals in two hurdles events.

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Rushelle Burton and Pedrya Seymour each finished in the top five of the 100-meter hurdles semifinals. Burton finished first in her heat in 12.77 seconds to qualify third while Seymour qualified fifth as she won her heat in 12.81. Burton took third last year in the event.

In the 400-meter hurdles, Ariel Jones qualified in fifth with a time of 56.89.

In field events, Kally Long tied for ninth in the pole vault while Haley Crouser took 18th in the javelin.

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