Edmonds Moves to No. 2 on Cowgirl 200 Meter List

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Cowgirl junior Jordan Edmonds clocked a 24.02 in the 200 meets at the Arkansas Qualifer on Friday, the second lowest indoor time on the UW all-time women’s list. Edmonds improved her personal best by three tenths of a second.

“Jordan is starting to realize the type of runner she can be,” UW head coach Bryan Berryhill said after Friday’s action in Arkansas. “She’s running with a lot of confidence. She’s taking tenths (of seconds) off her 200 (meters time) every time she runs it.”

Edmonds’ time of 24.02 was good for second in her heat behind New Balance runner Ashley Kelly. She took sixth overall, bested only by sprinters from USC, Arkansas and Kansas among the collegiate contingent of competitors.

The Colorado Springs, Colo., native passed former Cowgirls Adelaide Harper and Kereston Thomas en route to the No. 2 ranking on the UW all-time list.

Cowgirls Jerayah Davis was third in the women’s 60 meters on Friday with a time of 7.41 seconds. Edmonds finished seventh in the event at 7.65. Davis was the top collegiate runner, The only collegians to top Edmonds in the 60 were Payton Chadwick and Tamara Kuykendall of Arkansas as well as Arkansas Baptist’s Robyn Byrd.

 

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