Women's Track Competes in Final Regular Season Indoor Meet
Feb. 12, 2000
Carbondale, Ill.-- - The University of Memphis women's track team has begun preparations for the Conference USA Indoor Championships, but not before some fine tuning at the Saluki USA Open, Friday and Saturday.
The Lady Tigers again had a dominant showing in the field events. Junior Kameilah Amaya (Carbondale, Ill./Carbondale) took advantage of being home to finish third in the weight throw with a toss of 15.78 meters (51-9.25). Junior Carla Hardy finished fifth in the weight throw (14.30m/46-11) and freshman Monique Nelson finished 16th (12.72m/41-8.75). Hardy and Nelson also finished in the top 10 in the shot put with puts of 14.30 m/46-11 and 12.27m/40-3.25, respectively. Sophomore Barbara Wine finished third in the shot with a put of 13.50m/44-3.50.
The sprint corps was again led by senior Natalie Martindale. Martindale posted the fastest 60-meter time in the preliminary rounds with a time of 7.69. She improved her time to 7.68, a season-best, in the finals, but finished second to Arkansas State's Carla Christianson (7.67). Martindale also finished second in the 200 with a time of 25.33.
Kameilah Amaya, 3rd, weight throw, 15.78m/51-9.25
Andrea Dahlman, 11th, 5000m, 21:34.20
Tyane Deal, 17th, 600, 2:02.05 39th, 200, 29.68
Alisa Gardner, **7th, 200, 26.16
Carla Hardy, **4th, shot put, 12.92 m/42-4.75 5th, weight throw, 14.30m/46-11
Zaneta Ivy, **9th, 600m, 1:45.36
Natalie Martindale, 1st, 60m prelim, 7.69 **2nd, 60m final, 7.68 2nd, 200m, 25.33
Emily Mayer, 10th, pole vault, 2.59m/8-6
Monique Nelson, 8th, shot put, 12.27m/40-3.25 16th, weight throw, 12.72m/41-8.75
Carla Ross, **2nd, 600m, 1:39.46
Courtney Suggs, **36th, 60m prelim, 8.86
Barbara Wine, 3rd, shot put, 13.50m/44-3.50
Julie Wright, 13th, mile, 5:36.92 16th, 800, 2:29.62
** Indicates season best performance in that event