Anderson advances to finals at NCAA Championships

Anderson advances to finals at NCAA Championships

Anderson advances to finals at NCAA Championships

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by WSU / KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on June 9, 2010 at 8:45 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 9 at 11:04 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Washington State’s Jeshua Anderson ran the fastest time in the men’s 400m hurdles semifinals Wednesday during the first day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships being held at Hayward Field in Eugene.

Anderson, a junior from Woodland Hills, Calif., cruised to win the second heat of the 400m hurdles semifinals in a time of 49.21 seconds. The two-time defending NCAA intermediate hurdles champion will race for his third consecutive title Friday night at 5:05 p.m.

Anderson told Paul Merca (paulmerca.blogspot.com) after the race, “I’m happy with my performance. I tried to cruise through. I have been working on alternating my lead leg. Today I ran 13 strides through 9 hurdles. I exerted a little more energy than I wanted to. It worked out and now I have a day to rest.”

Stay tuned to KREM 2 News and KREM.com for all the latest from the NCAA Track & Field Championships.

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