Track and Field Completes Split Squad Weekend

UABSPORTS.COM Kelli Smith competed in the long jump competition for UAB, as the Blazers completed action at both the Tennessee Relays and Spec Towns Invitational on Saturday.
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Kelli Smith competed in the long jump competition for UAB, as the Blazers completed action at both the Tennessee Relays and Spec Towns Invitational on Saturday.
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April 12, 2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. /ATHENS, Ga. – The UAB track and field team completed its weekend competition at the Tennessee Relays and Spec Towns Invitational on Saturday.

Kelli Smith wrapped up action for UAB at the Tennessee Relays in the long jump, finishing 12th after a leap of 5.54 meters (18-2 ¼).

Shelby Barker competed in Georgia’s heptathlon and picked up a 10th place finish with a score of 4774. She ran the 100-meter hurdles in 15.10 seconds and recorded a 1.56-meter (5-1 ¼) high jump. She finished with an 8.86-meter (29-1) performance in shot put and ran the 200-meter run in 25.47 seconds. She finished with a 5.47-meter long jump, 28.52-meter javelin throw and 2:20.38 run in the 800-meter race.

Jenna Wesley was the UAB competitor in the 800-meter run and finished seventh after a run of 2:17.16. Lauren Scott ran a 4:54.58 to finish 15th in the 1,500-meter run.

The Blazers will be back in action next weekend at the War Eagle Invite and Mt. Sac Relays.

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