N.C.State’s Perry earns All-America honors
Eugene, Ore. Alexis Perry concluded her collegiate career with All-America honors Saturday night, finishing fifth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 12.87 at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field.
Perry concludes her career as a four-time All-American and the only athlete in program history to earn honors in both the 100m hurdles and long jump.
Perry will now turn her attention to the USATF Olympic Trials. Perry is qualified to competed in both the long jump and 100m hurdles. The trials run July 1-10 in Eugene at Hayward Field.
Women’s Track and Field
Duke: Senior Anima Banks claimed first team All-America honors in the women’s 800 Saturday night at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. After placing second in her preliminary heat Thursday with a time of 2:04.22 to book her spot in the final, Banks secured first team All-America status with a time of 2:03.09 to finish sixth overall.
Banks used a 59.43 split over the first lap to head into the bell lap in second place before capping the race with a 1:03.67 final 400 meters.
Women’s College Basketball
Duke: Former national player of the year Lindsey Harding is looking to try to make her first appearance in the Olympic games as she competes with Belarus in the 2016 FIBA Women’s Qlympic qualifying Tournament in France June 13-19.
Harding, who graduated from Duke in 2007, was named to the qualifying roster, after competing with Belarus in last summer’s EuroBasket Championship. Harding currently plays for the New York Liberty in the WNBA.
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