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Reid Places Third in 200-Meters

Senior earns third All-America honor of the week, fourth of career

June 9, 2007 · MT Media Relations
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Senior Orlando Reid finished third in the 200-meters, earning his third All-America honor of the week, and Middle Tennessee placed 20th as a team Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Alex G. Spanos Sports Complex in Sacramento, Calif.

Reid finished third in the 200 in 20.75, garnering his third All-America honor of the week and the fourth of his career. Florida State's Walter Dix won the event in 20.32 and Tennessee's Rubin Williams placed second in 20.72.

Florida State won the overall men's championship with 54 points, while the Blue Raiders finished the national meet with 14 points for 20th place.

Reid was responsible directly or indirectly for 11 of the team's 14 points, placing eighth in the 100-meter finals on Friday and as a member of the fifth place 4x100-meter relay team along with seniors Juan Walker and Sean Waller and sophomore Samuel Adade. Walker earned the team's other three points with a sixth-place showing in the long jump on Thursday.

Middle Tennessee earned seven All-America honors during the national meet, one each for Waller and Adade, two for Walker and three for Reid.

Full results from the meet may be found at http://www.flashresults.com/2007_Meets/outdoor/NCAADivisionI/index.htm.

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