Arizona track star Georganne Moline knew shed have to run the race of her life to win the NCAA 400-meter hurdles final on Friday afternoon.
She did. But it wasn't quite good enough, as Moline finished second at the NCAA outdoor championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
Moline ran the 400 hurdles in 53.7 seconds. And there is no shame in finishing second, especially to Stanfords Kori Carter, who finished in 53.21 and has long been Molines rival. Molines time was the third-best in collegiate history. Carters time was an NCAA record.
Moline, a senior from Phoenix, will look at her personal best and her improvement as a highlight of her young and promising career. Her previous best was 53.92 seconds.
"I cant be upset, she said. Im in a great position to do great things. Im excited about whats coming my way.
That would be the world championships in Russia later this summer. She got a glimpse of her competition in the last week, having finished second in the annual Prefontaine ...