Lewis PRs in 110m hurdles; awaits fate as additional results come in
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sophomore Terrell Lewis (Nashua, N.H.) set a personal record in his final chance to secure a spot at the upcoming NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship at the MIT Final Qualifier on Thursday night.
Lewis came into the meet with the 22nd fastest time in the country (14.67) in the 110m hurdles, but needed to move up as only the top 20 times in the nation will be selected for the NCAA Championship next week. For the second straight night he was the fastest among his competition, but this time he shaved 0.03 seconds off his time after crossing the line in 14.64 seconds. The time is currently tied for the 19th fastest in the country.
MIT Final Qualifier Meet – No Team Scoring
How it Happened:
* With today being the final date to submit qualifying times for the NCAA Championships, Lewis was literally on his last chance.
* He topped the field of five with his personal best time to move back into the top 20.
* Lewis isn't assured of a spot at NCAAs, as results from additional meets have not all been submitted.
Straight From the Coach's Mouth:
"Terrell gave a great clutch performance when he needed it most," said head coach John Ostler. "We'll have a sleepless night waiting for the final results to roll in, but no matter what happens he should be proud of the PR in the last chance meet."
* Lewis will officially learn his fate on Saturday (May 18) when the NCAA releases the championship field in a press release available on NCAA.com.
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