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Six Seminoles Scheduled For US Championships, Duo Travels Abroad For Jamaican Nationals

June 21, 2006


Tallahassee, Fla. – For those who thought they would have to wait until December for more track, think again. Representatives from the Florida State track and field team are scheduled to compete on the national stage at the 2006 AT&T USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Indianapolis, Ind., from June 21-25 and on the international stage at the 2006 Jamaican National Championships from June 23-25.

Redshirt senior Lacy Janson (Sarasota, Fla./Cardinal Mooney) will make her first appearance after winning her second national pole vault title on Sunday afternoon. Classmate Natalie Hughes (Grand Junction, Colo./Palisade) is scheduled to race at 5:10 p.m. on Thursday with the finals slated for 7:40 p.m. on Saturday. Triple jumpers LaToya Legree (Lithonia, Ga./Stephenson) and Alyce Williams (Palm Coast, Fla./George Mason) is one of the first competitors on the stage, hitting the runway at 6:10 p.m. on Thursday.

On the men’s side, national champions Garrett Johnson (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Baptist Academy) and Rafeeq Curry (Miami, Fla./ACE Academy) compete on Friday (6:40 p.m.) and Sunday (2:45 p.m.), respectively. All-American sprinter Greg Bolden (Morrow, Ga./Albany State) races in the opening round of the 100m at 6:55 p.m. on Thursday.


Thursday, June 22, 2006

5:10 p.m. Natalie Hughes – 1500m semifinal
6:10 p.m. LaToya Legree, Alyce Williams – Triple jump
6:55 p.m. Greg Bolden – 100m

Friday, June 23, 2006

6:30 p.m. Greg Bolden – 100m semifinal*
6:40 p.m. Garrett Johnson – shot put
8:35 p.m. Greg Bolden – 100m final *

Saturday, June 24, 2006

7:40 p.m. Natalie Hughes – 1500m final*

Sunday, June 25, 2006

1:45 p.m. Lacy Janson – Pole vault
2:45 p.m. Rafeeq Curry – Triple jump

*Pending advancement

The meet will be televised on ESPN2 on Saturday, June 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT and Sunday, June 25 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT.

For more information and live results, visit http://usatf.org/events/2006/USAOutdoorTFChampionships.

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