GREENSBORO, N.C. – Letecia Wright and Christina Manning will represent the Ohio State women’s track and field team at the NCAA outdoor championships after finishing in the Top 12 of the 100m hurdle semifinals Saturday evening at the 2010 NCAA East Regional Preliminaries.
Wright finished eighth overall – third in her heat – in a personal record time of 13.05, the fourth-best run in Ohio State outdoor history. All-American Manning was fourth behind her Maryland counterpart and 11th overall in 13.20 seconds, just fast enough to move on to next month’s championships. Queen Quedith Harrison of Virginia Tech was the regional champ in a time of 12.69.
Manning and Wright join Maggie Mullen as the three Buckeye qualifiers for 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships, June 9-12 in Eugene, Ore.
Wrapping up the rest of the meet for the Buckeyes: