Feb. 8, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Neal Tisher tied her own UAB record in the pole vault and Sarah Livett broke a UAB freshman record to lead the UAB track and field team to completion of the Samford Multi & Invite Saturday at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
Tisher leaped to a 4.00m height (13-1 ½) which ties her school record that she set this year. Livett ran a 9:48.57 in the 3,000-meter run to break the UAB freshman record of 9:52.56 set by Rhiannon Johns in 2009. Lauren Scott placed 21st in the run with a 10:26.22.
Renay Ransaw and Kelli Smith both competed in the long jump with Ransaw finishing 15th with a 5.45m (17-10 ¾) jump, while Smith came in 21st with a 5.36m (17-7) jump. Kendra Gipson finished 13th in the triple jump event with an 11.71m (38-5) leap.
The Blazers will be back in action Feb. 14 at the Cupid Classic at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
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