May 23, 2011

Woodruff Qualifies for NCAA Outdoor Track Championships

INDIANPOLIS, Ind. – Susquehanna senior distance runner Alycia Woodruff (West Chester, Pa./West Chester East) will compete at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the women’s 5k. The NCAA Championships are being held from May 26-28 at Ohio-Wesleyan, this year’s host institution.

The women’s 5k will be run on Saturday at approximately 4:40 p.m.

Woodruff qualified for the event with her career-best time of 17:14.12 at the Bison Outdoor classic on April 15. She is ranked 18th in the field of 23 female athletes who qualified for the championship event with this year’s top time is held by Williams’ Annie Dear (16:49.42).

This marks the first time Woodruff has qualified for outdoor nationals and is SU’s first-ever female distance runner to compete at the championship event.

The top eight finishers per event at the championships will score points for their schools and earn All-America status.

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