UCF at NCAA East Regional: Live Meet Journal

May 31, 2008

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The UCF track and field team is in its second day of competition at the two-day NCAA East Regional at Mike Long Track hosted by Florida State University.

11:14 a.m. - The Knights have arrived at the track and are preparing for Lizzie Harris' participation in the high jump at 1 p.m. EDT. She became the first athlete in school history to qualify for the NCAA Indoor National Championships, also in the high jump, and looks to become just the second athlete in school history to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor National Championships.

1:04 p.m. - The high jump has began at Mike Long Track as Harris looks to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

3:02 p.m. - Freshman Lizzie Harris, a 2008 NCAA Indoor All-America selection in the high jump, failed to clear the initial height in the event. Dione Thomas competes in the triple jump at 4 p.m., while LaKendra Thames also competes in the shot put during that time.

4:23 p.m. - LaKendra Thames is currently competing in the shot put, while Dione Thomas prepares to participate in the triple jump, which is scheduled to commence shortly.

6:48 p.m. - LaKendra Thames has just concluded the shot put, finishing in 21st place with a toss of 45-5.25/13.85m.