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Nuggets' sprint medley quartet places third at LSU Relays
March 22, 2013

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     BATON ROUGE, La. — Xavier University of Louisiana's Chelsea James, Devinn Rolland, Chartia Hurt and Zahri Jackson placed third Friday out of 12 teams in the women's 1,600-meter sprint medley relay at the LSU Relays.
     The Gold Nuggets, the only non-NCAA Division I team in the relay, finished in 4 minutes, 3.36 seconds — less than 4 seconds behind LSU, which won in 3:59.11. Louisiana-Monroe was second in 4:01.12, and Jackson State was fourth in 4:08.44. Tulane, Arkansas State and Nicholls State were among the other relay squads that Xavier beat.
     The Nuggets' Catherine Fakler ran 1,500 meters in a career-best 4:50.52 to place seventh out of 31 runners. She finished ahead of 17 NCAA D-I runners. Freshman David Holobowicz, competing for the first time as a collegian at 5,000 meters, placed 15th in 16:44.82, the fastest by a Gold Rush runner this season.
     There is no team scoring in the two-day meet, which will conclude Saturday. Field events will start at 10 a.m., track events at 1 p.m.
     Here are all of Xavier's Friday results from the LSU Relays:

     1,600 Sprint Medley Relay:  Chelsea James, Devinn Rolland, Chartia Hurt, Zahri Jackson, 3rd in 4:03:36
     1,500:  Catherine Fakler, 5th in 4:50.52
     5,000:  Hannah Finnegan, did not finish

     5,000:  David Holobowicz, 15th in 16:44.82


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