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Published: Saturday, 6/9/2007

UT's Williams in eighth after NCAA preliminaries

SACRAMENTO University of Toledo senior April Williams finished in eighth place in the preliminary round of the triple jump at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships yesterday to qualify for today s final.

Williams best jump of 13.18 meters (43-3) came in her third and final attempt.

I m very happy for April. It s going to be exciting to see her compete in the finals, UT coach Kevin Hadsell said. She has enjoyed a great career at UT, and to see her go out competing in the fi nals is a tremendous accomplishment.

Today s event will be on CBS.

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