Courtesy Idaho athletics
AUSTIN, Texas - University of Idaho senior Liga Velvere finished third in her heat of the 400-meter hurdles with a 59.64-second effort to advance to the next round of her speciality at the NCAA West Regional Track and Field Meet.
Velvere qualified for the regional meet with a 58.65 and is one of 24 hurdlers to advance in the three-day meet from which the qualifiers for the NCAA Championships at the University of Oregon will be determined. The quarterfinal is Friday at 5:30 p.m. PT.
Georganne Moline of Arizona had the best qualifying time with a 56.30.