We have a few quotes from the USA vs. The World press conference. Q: What are your thoughts on this year’s Penn Relays? A: Shelley Ann Fraser: Every year I come to the Penn Relays it gets different and a lot more exciting. I look forward to the good competition.
Queen Quedith Harrison has been on a tear lately. This week she’ll bring her show to the Penn Relays, where she is scheduled to run the college women’s 100-meter hurdles as well as a leg on her Virginia Tech team’s shuttle hurdle relay. Harrison is the current world leader in both hurdle events, the 100 [...]
Walter Henning of LSU returns to this year’s Penn Relays to defend his championship in the men’s hammer throw. A year ago he won his first Relays championship, throwing 225-6. This year, he renews acquaintance with an old friend, young Conor McCullough, now a freshman hammer thrower at Princeton University. Henning, two years older, is [...]
The high school 3,000-meter runs promise to be great duels at Penn Relays this year, for both boys and girls. In the boys’ race, two U.S.-leading American runners, Alex Hatz of New York and Jake Hurysz of North Carolina, will face Kemoy Campbell of Jamaica, the winner of numerous titles at the Jamaican Champs at [...]
The best three boys’ teams in the state of California — Long Beach Poly, Rio Mesa of Oxnard and Junipero Serra of Gardena — will be competing in the high school relays at Penn this year. They promise to be a factor in all of the races they enter. In the 4×1 and 4×4 they [...]
Manchester – winner of one Penn Relays title – and Holmwood Tech, winner of 13, lead another strong group of Jamaican girls’ teams at this year’s Relays.
The powerhouse sprint squads at Florida and Texas A&M will square off at this year’s Penn Relays, with LSU and Florida State ready in the wings should anyone slip up. A&M won the NCAA Indoor 4×4 last month, in 3:04.40, and would seem to be the favorite in that event – except that Florida ran [...]
The three schools that have dominated the women’s sprint relays this decade return for 2010 – LSU, Texas A&M and South Carolina. They will be joined by a host of talented challengers – Auburn, Texas, Clemson, Arkansas, Miami, Florida State, Penn State, UTech – and one surprising newcomer to the Relays, the Oregon Ducks.
For a team that’s never won a race at the 115-year-old Penn Relays, the Oregon Ducks are getting a lot of attention this year. On the men’s side, they have entered the three distance relay races – the 4×800, distance medley relay and 4xmile. They have the horses to contend in all three. Although they [...]
Sarah Bowman ran on three championship distance relay teams for Tennessee at last year’s Penn Relays, was named Outstanding Competitor, then graduated a month later. Yet Coach J.J. Clark’s Volunteers are back with a powerhouse women’s group this season and again are the team to beat. That’s in part because they have Phoebe Wright, Kimarra [...]