SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2012
Shanique Walker rounds out US Junior Championships
Rising JU track & field sophomore Shanique Walker had season-best performances in the 100-meter hurdles and triple jump to finish the final two days of the US Junior Championships.
On June 16, Walker ran 13.68 in 100-meter hurdle prelims before recording a 13.66 in the finals to place sixth. She took seventh in the triple jump Sunday with a leap of 40’6.5”.
“What a great year Shanique had,” JU head coach Ron Grigg said. “To have her best hurdle and jump performances this late in a long season is a testament to her talent and competitiveness. Her future is bright.”
Fellow teammate Courtney Walker ran into a -3.2 headwind during the 100-meter preliminaries for a time of 12.06 on June 15 to start the meet.
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