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Rolland misses mark in 100; Alexander jumps Saturday
May 23, 2014


     GULF SHORES, Ala. — Xavier University of Louisiana's Devinn Rolland did not qualify Friday in her preliminary heat of the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.
     Rolland ran 100 meters in 12.18 seconds to rank 16th out of 32 competitors. The slowest qualifying time to reach the final was 11.89. Rolland's best time this season was 11.66, which ranked fourth in the NAIA entering the meet.
     Rolland, who competed in four events at nationals, was fourth in the long jump Thursday and was All-America in that event for the second time in three years.
     Xavier's final competitor in the three-day meet will be senior Angelica Alexander, who will high jump at 2 p.m. Saturday. Alexander's best jump is 1.68 meters (5 feet, 6 inches), accomplished twice this season. Alexander is tied for 13th in the NAIA entering the meet.


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The Xavier Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets compete in Division I of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). Xavier fields men's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis and track and field and women's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis, track and field and volleyball.

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