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Herring Places Second in 400m at Sea Ray Relays

April 12, 2002 · MT Media Relations
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee's Godfrey Herring placed second in the 400m at the Sea Ray Relay's Friday on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Tom Black Track.

Herring was clocked at 45.60 in the first heat of the 400m, which is not only a season best mark for the senior from Pontiac, MI, but is also a provisional qualifying time for the NCAA Outdoor Championships. UT's Gary Kikaya, who was also in Herring's heat, edged Herring for first place with a time of 45.46.

In the triple jump, Middle Tennessee had five members place in the top 20 in the event. Letitia Eady led the Lady Raiders with a jump of 40-07.50 for 10th place, and Stephany Reid was right behind her at 11th with a leap of 40-05. Kim Freeman was 13th at 39-10.75, Jameka Collins jumped 37-11.50 for 15th and freshman KeKe Deckard rounded out the group in 16th place with a jump of 37-04.

In the 400m, Rosemary Okafor placed seventh with a time of 54.13. Her season best is 53.70, which she clocked at the Alabama Relays.

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