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Four Tiger Sprinters Advance to Friday Quarters


GREENSBORO, N.C. - Four Auburn sprinters advanced to Friday finals in the 100 meters with performances on Friday at the 2013 NCAA East Preliminary Round in Aggie Stadium on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University.

"Everything went great for the sprinters today," Auburn track and field head coach Ralph Spry said. "They all advanced to the next round and looked pretty solid. We are glad to get off to a good start and are going to try and keep it going tomorrow. I'm excited about the results."

Kai Selvon ran a seasonal best of 11.40 to finish second in the fifth heat of the women's 100 meters on Thursday. The performance advanced her to Friday's quarterfinals at 5:30 p.m. CT.

In the men's 100 meters, Auburn will have three men running for spots in Eugene. Senior Harry Adams won his heat in 10.22 to seal his spot, while teammate Jeremy Hardy was third in the same race in 10.37.

In the final heat, junior Keenan Brock ran a seasonal-best 10.31 to place second and earn his spot in Friday's quarterfinal sections which begin at 5:45 p.m. CT.

Niklas Buhner finished eighth in the third heat of the men's 1500m in 3:50.02. The junior was 31st overall and did not advance to Saturday's quarterfinal.



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