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Scott, Wilcox and Pinheiro Net Sixth Place Finishes At Drake Relays

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April 25, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa -  Dennis Hodapp ran the third fastest time in school history in the men's 10,000-meters, while the Tulsa trio Ashley Scott, Josie Wilcox and Paulo Pinheiro all earned sixth-place finishes at the 104th running of the Drake Relays on Thursday, April 25, at Drake Stadium.

Hodapp clocked a time of 29:55.18 to earn a fifth-place showing in the event. Kevin Mayer finished 27th in 31:20.12.

Scott ran a 5,000-meter time of 16:36.70, which is a new personal record for the senior. That time ranks as the fourth-best time in school history. 

Wilcox crossed the line in 45:38.09 in the 10,000-meters, while Janessa Dunn was 11th in 36:09.24.

In the men’s 5,000-meters, senior Paulo Pinheiro claimed sixth place in 14:17.35. Pinheiro led for a majority of the race, but was bested by Drake’s Brogan Austin. 

“It was a good day for us,” commented Head Coach Steve Gulley. “We were happy with the results today, we had a few personal records today, and we hope can work off today’s results.”

The rest of the Golden Hurricane will compete at the Arkansas Invitational on Saturday, April 27.

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104th Running of the Drake Relays

Drake Stadium

Des Moines, Iowa

April 25, 2013

Men’s Results

5,000-Meter Race

6 Paulo Pinheiro   14:17.35

10,000-Meter Race

Dennis Hodapp 29:55.18

27 Kevin Mayer 31:20.12

Women’s Results

5,000-Meter Race

6 Ashley Scott   16:36.70
20 Natasha Cockram  17:40.87 

10,000-Meter Race

6 Josie Wilcox   35:38.09
11 Janessa Dunn  36:09.24