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Lady Govs track gains eight top-10 finishes at Gatorade Classic

Austin Peays womens track team rolled up eight top-10 finishes in the Gatorade Classic April 3 at the Abe Stuber Track and Field Complex at Southeast Missouri State.

The Lady Govs rolled up 13 points in finishing ninth.

For a second straight week, the Lady Govs top finish came from junior Felicia James, who took third place in the 800-meter run (2:13.60) after winning last weekends competition at Southern Illinois.
Austin Peay's women's track team rolled up eight top-10 finishes in the Gatorade Classic April 3 at the Abe Stuber Track and Field Complex at Southeast Missouri State.

The Lady Govs rolled up 13 points in finishing ninth.

For a second straight week, the Lady Govs' top finish came from junior Felicia James, who took third place in the 800-meter run (2:13.60) after winning last weekend's competition at Southern Illinois.

Tia Hendricks took seventh in the javelin (99-05) with Julie Smith 10th (62-11), while Denise Honea (20:47.43) and sister Mary (22:01.65) were seventh and ninth in the 5,000-meter run. Sherlonda Johnson finished eight in the long jump (17-06.25), while Smith was ninth in discuss (96-05). The Govs other top-10 finish was in the 4 x 100-meter relay with a time of 49.06.
—Cody Bush