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Press Release


March 12, 2011

Shaw fourth in 60-meter hurdles

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Northwest Missouri State junior Tyler Shaw placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles Saturday at the NCAA National Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by the Albuquerque Convention Center.

It's the third year in a row Shaw has earned All-America honors in the event. He placed second as a freshman in 2009 and was sixth last season as a sophomore.

Shaw ran a program-record 7.97s and became the first Bearcat to finish the race in less than eight seconds. Grand Canyon's Tyler Sipes claimed the national championship with a time of 7.75s. Andrew Etheridge (Emporia State) was second (7.94s) and Karl McFarlane (Chadron State) was third (7.96s).

Results of the 60-meter hurdles

1.       Tyler Sipes, Grand Canyon                           7.75s

2.       Andrew Etheridge, Emporia State            7.94s

3.       Karl McFarlane, Chadron State                   7.96s

4.       Tyler Shaw, Northwest Missouri State    7.97s

5.       Corey Thomas, Stonehill                               8.08s

6.       Brice Byers, California (Pa.)                          8.16s

7.       Frankie Waters, Mars Hill                              8.17s

8.       Andre Collins, Johnson C. Smith                FS


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