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    Roberts, Moldovan, Taylor Compete at NCAAs

    June 8, 2012

    Day 1 results | Day 2 results | Day 3 results | Day 4 live results
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    DES MOINES, Iowa – NC State seniors Sandy Roberts and Bobby Moldovan ran in the men’s 5,000 meters on Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, finishing 18th and 24th respectively in the final race of the day.

    Redshirt freshman Tremanisha Taylor, in her second event of the meet, also competed, finishing 23rd in the women’s shot put.

    They were among the nine total entries the Wolfpack sent to the national meet at Drake Stadium.

    Senior Ryan Hill will conclude the Wolfpack’s participation on Saturday, when he competes in the finals of the men’s 1,500 meters. Hill had the fastest preliminary time in the event at 3:39.84, which is just off his school-record mark.

    Hill, who se race is slated to begin at 12:28 p.m. EDT, earned All-America honors as a redshirt freshman in the 5,000 meters and qualified for the finals last year, but this is his first attempt at winning a national title in the 1,500 meters.

    NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
    Drake Stadium
    at Des Moines, Iowa
    NC State’s Day 3 results



    Men’s 5,000 meters
    18. Sandy Roberts                                         14:10.92                                              
    24. Bobby Moldovan                                      14:44.62

    Women’s shot put
    23. Tremanisha Taylor                                   47-3 ¾

    NC State’s 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Qualifiers



    Competition days

    Top mark

    Pre-meet rank/
    NCAA finish (mark)

    Nathaniel Williams

    Men’s Discus


    189’ 01”

    13th (181’ 06”)

    Tremanisha Taylor

    Women’s Discus
    Women’s Shot Put


    175’ 01”*
    55’ 00.25”*

    17th (169’ 02”)
    23rd (47’ 03.75”)

    Brittany Hampton

    Women’s Discus


    167’ 06”

    20th (161’ 09”)

    Kris Kornegay-Gober

    Men’s High Jump


    7’ 03

     (6’ 10.25”)

    Ryan Hill

    Men’s 1,500m

    Thursday (prelims)Saturday (finals)


    1st (3:39.84)

    Andie Cozzarelli

    Women’s 10,000m



    11th (33:35.25)

    Bobby Moldovan

    Men’s 5,000m



    24th (14:44.62)

    Sandy Roberts

    Men’s 5,000m



    18th (14:10.92)






    *School record







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