TRACK: Vincent, LSU 4×100 to run in nationals

Published 7:47 pm Saturday, May 26, 2018

Port Arthur freshman Kary Vincent Jr. is just one meet from winning a national championship at LSU.

Vincent helped the Tigers run the second-fastest time in the 4×100-meter dash Saturday in the NCAA East Preliminary meet in Tampa, Florida. Their time of 39.16 seconds trailed only Florida State’s 39.12, but each team that finished in the top three of each heat plus those with the three next best times advance to the national championships, June 6-9 in Eugene, Oregon.

LSU was the top seed in the East, having run 38.76 earlier this month in the SEC championships.

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About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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