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Track and Field Completes First Day of Alabama Relays

 
Patrice Gates moved into fourth in the women's hammer throw on her final attempt.


Patrice Gates moved into fourth in the women's hammer throw on her final attempt.

March 20, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Louisville track and field teams opened their outdoor campaign on Thursday at the Alabama Relays, with four throwers finishing in the top 10 in at the Sam Bailey Track and Field Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Patrice Gates was one of three Cardinals who placed in the top 10 in the women’s hammer throw. The senior moved into the top five on her final throw, registering a mark of 55.00m/180-5 to take fourth. Rachel Serafin finished sixth behind nearly a 10 foot personal best, and Hannah Baker checked in at No. 7.

In the men’s competition, Nils Westrich logged a seventh-place showing with a toss of 58.67m/192-6. Local product Trevor Troutman made his collegiate debut and finished in 21st.

The day started with four events in the women’s heptathlon. Brianne Brown took seventh in both the women’s 100m hurdles and the 200m, while Hannah Cox’s top finish came in the 200m with an 11th-place showing.

The Cardinals return to action for the second of the three-day competition on Friday, beginning with the women’s heptathlon long jump at 12:05 p.m. ET.

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ALABAMA RELAYS (TUSCALOOSA, ALA. - SAM BAILEY TRACK AND FIELD STADIUM)

Thursday, March 20

Women’s Heptathlon 100m Hurdles
7. Brianne Brown - 15.15
13. Hannah Cox - 17.21

Women’s Heptathlon High Jump
11. Hannah Cox - 1.46m/4-9.50
14. Brianne Brown - 1.37m/4-6

Women’s Heptathlon Shot Put
13. Brianne Brown - 8.34m/27-4.50
14. Hannah Cox - 8.10m/26-7

Women’s Heptathlon 200m
7. Brianne Brown - 26.49
11. Hannah Cox - 27.43

Men’s Hammer Throw
7. Nils Westrich - 58.67m/192-6
21. Trevor Troutman - 46.13m/151-4

Women’s Hammer Throw
4. Patrice Gates - 55.00m/180-5
6. Rachel Serafin - 52.71m/172-11
7. Hannah Baker - 52.39m/171-10

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