PHILADELPHIA — The No. 2-ranked LSU women’s track and field team captured its first Championship of America wagon wheel with a win in the shuttle hurdle relay to highlight Friday’s competition at the Penn Relays.
The Lady Tigers laid claim to their meet-record ninth Penn Relays victory in the shuttle hurdle relay with a winning time of 54.68 seconds to take the title over Houston (54.78).
Stowers and Hall returned minutes later to qualify for Saturday’s championship final of the women’s 100-meter hurdles.
Stowers won the first heat with the fastest time of the day (13.24), and Hall earned a third-place finish in the second heat with the sixth-fastest time at 13.52.
The Lady Tigers wrapped up Friday’s relay action with a second-place finish in the sprint medley relay with the fourth-fastest time in school history in the final at 3 minutes, 44.50 seconds.
Barrett Nugent also gave himself an opportunity for a second Penn Relays title in the 110-meter hurdles on Friday as he clocked 13.67 for second place in the first heat.
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