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Shepard places seventh in Division II steeplechase

Sarah Shepard’s college track career has started to blossom. At this weekend’s NCAA Division II track championships, held at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, the 2002 Glenwood Springs High School graduate finished seventh in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.

In her second year of competing for the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs women’s track team, Shepard completed the Steeplechase finals in 10 minutes, 55.67 seconds.Shepard qualified for Saturday’s event final by having the seventh-best overall time in the preliminaries. In her heat, Shepard came in at 11:03.90.

Kristin Anderson, from Central Missouri State, won the event in 10:32.92.



Since joining the UCCS track team after redshirting as a freshman, Shepard, who specializes in distance races, has posted a number of strong times.Earlier this season, Shepard took third place in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Tom Benich Classic meet at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, fifth at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships in Alamosa and 11th against a top field of runners at the Mount San Antonio College relays in Walnut, Calif.


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