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Camp Runs Fastest 800-Meter Time on Day One at C-USA Championships

Senior Katherine Camp ran the fastest 800-meter run and won her heat in the preliminary round on day one of the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday
Senior Katherine Camp ran the fastest 800-meter run and won her heat in the preliminary round on day one of the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday
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Feb. 28, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Senior Katherine Camp won her heat of the 800-meter with the fastest preliminary round with a time of 2:07.49, which is the second fastest time in school history, on day one at the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday.

Camp's time qualifies her for the final round of the 800-meters on Saturday at 3:40 p.m., while freshman Katie Killeen finished 16th with a time of 2:19.71.

The University of Tulsa men's team finished in sixth place after day one of the C-USA Championships, while the women's team finished tied for seventh place after the first day.

On the men's side, sophomore Alex Lybarger threw a personal-best of 15.96 meters (52-45.0), which is the second farthest throw in school history, while freshman Jake Hanks finished ninth with a shot put throw of 14.48 meters (47-6.25).

Junior Colt Johnson is 10th in the heptathlon through the first four events with 2,466 points. Johnson finished third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.26 seconds, sixth with a long jump of 6.49 meters (21-3.5), 14th in the shot put with a throw of 9.43 meters (30-11.25) and 13th in the high jump with a jump of 1.68 meters (5-6.00).

Johnson finishes the heptathlon on Saturday, which starts at 10 a.m., with the 60-meter hurdles, pole vault and the 1,000-meter run.

Senior Emmett Cookson led TU with a third-place finish in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 14:38.71, followed by freshman Adam Roderique, who finished 12th with a time of 15:13.28.

Freshman Elijah Silva won his 800-meter heat with a time of 1:53.97 and qualified for the final round of the 800-meter on Saturday at 3:50 p.m., while sophomore Simon Greiner finished second in his heat with a time of 1:51.24.

Freshman Otugo Ananaba finished 10th in the 60-meter dash with a personal-best time of 6.90 seconds and finished 26th in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.38 seconds, while senior Andrew Jameson finished 21st in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.87 seconds, followed by sophomore David Anderson, who finished 36th with a time of 52.65 seconds.

The Golden Hurricane's distance medley team finished third with a time of 10:00.96.

On the women's' side, senior Audrey Jean-Baptiste won her heat in the 400-meter dash with a time of 55.79 seconds to qualify for the final round on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Freshman Roos-Sanne Claassen finished second in her heat and 25th overall with a time of 57.87 seconds.

Junior Natasha Cockram finished fifth in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 17:02.78, which is the fourth fastest time in school history. Sophomore Janessa Dunn finished 12th with a time of 17:26.52 and freshman Clara Langley finished 15th with a time of 17:47.93.

Freshman Elizabeth Lothamer finished 14th in the pentathlon with 2,809 points as she finished 13th in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.49 seconds, 17th with a high jump of 1.35 meters (4-5.00), 10th in the shot put with a throw of 9.06 meters (29-8.75), 16th in the long jump with a jump of 4.47 meters (14-8.00) and 10th in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:33.51.

Tulsa's distance medley team finished second with a time of 11:42.63.

The Golden Hurricane finishes the final four events on Friday night and finishes the C-USA Championships on Saturday.

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Conference USA Championships Results

Men's

Heptathlon

10. Colt Johnson - 2,466

Heptathlon - 60-Meter Dash

3. Colt Johnson - 7.26

Heptathlon - Long Jump

6. Colt Johnson - 6.49m (21-3.50)

Heptathlon - Shot Put

14. Colt Johnson - 9.43m (30-11.25)

Heptathlon - High Jump

13. Colt Johnson - 1.68m (5-6.00)

5,000-Meter Run

3. Emmett Cookson - 14:38.71

12. Adam Roderique - 15:13.28

800-Meter Run

3. Elijah Silva - 1:53.87

4. Simon Greiner - 1:51.24

400-Meter Dash

21. Andrew Jameson - 49.87

36. David Anderson - 52.65

60-Meter Dash

10. Otugo Ananaba - 6.90

200-Meter Dash

26. Otugo Ananaba - 22.38

Shot Put

2. Alex Lybarger - 15.96m (52-4.50)

9. Jake Hanks - 14.48m (47-6.25)

Distance Medley

3. Tulsa - 10:00.96

Women's

Pentathlon

14. Elizabeth Lothamer - 2,809

Pentathlon - 60-Meter Hurdles

13. Elizabeth Lothamer - 9.49

Pentathlon - High Jump

17. Elizabeth Lothamer - 1.35m (4-5.00)

Pentathlon - Shot Put

10. Elizabeth Lothamer - 9.06m (29-8.75)

Pentathlon - Long Jump

16. Elizabeth Lothamer - 4.47m (14-8.00)

Pentathlon - 800-Meter Run

10. Elizabeth Lothamer - 2:33.51

5,000-Meter Run

5. Natasha Cockram - 17:02.78

12. Janessa Dunn - 17:26.52

15. Clara Langley - 17:47.93

400-Meter Run

3. Audrey Jean-Baptiste - 55.79

25. Roos-Sanne Claassen - 57.85

800-Meter Run

1. Katherine Camp - 2:07.49

16. Katie Killeen - 2:19.71

Distance Medley

2. Tulsa - 11:42.63