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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

April 11, 2009

Three Bearcats Provisionally Qualify at Nebraska Invitational

Audrey Bailey Bridget Kleine cook
Audrey Bailey Bridget Kleine Sheldon Cook

Results

LINCOLN, Neb. - Audrey Bailey won the 400-meter hurdles with a season-best one minute, 0.98 seconds to lower her NCAA provisional qualifying time at the Nebraska Invitational today at Ed Weir Track. Bridget Kleine also provisionally qualified in the 400-meter dash while Sheldon Cook qualified in the 200-meter dash.

Bailey was the lone Bearcat champion at Nebraska and unofficially stands second in Division II performance lists. She is within 12-hundredths of a second from matching her career-best, which earned her a trip to last year's Division II outdoor championships.

Kleine was the top Division II athlete and second overall in the 400-meter dash with 56.25 seconds. She has the fifth-fastest time in Division II this season. Kleine teamed with Bailey, Alissa Miller and Rachel Lewis to finish second in the 4x100-meter relay with 48.22.

Cook became the second athlete from the Bearcat men's squad to earn a provisional mark. Cook ran 21.32 in the 200-meter dash and finished sixth overall behind three Nebraska athletes. He finished sixth in the 100-meter dash behind teammate Kevin Okonta, who was the top Division II athlete in the field with 10.87.

Amy Huginin improved her season-best in the javelin with 126-5 to finish third in 16-athlete field. The mark moves her into eighth in all-time records in just her second collegiate meet.

Up Next: Northwest will split squads between the Central Missouri Relays April 17 and the 81st Annual Kansas Relays April 15-18.

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