April 7, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Washington State's Jeshua Anderson advanced to the Saturday final of the men's 400m hurdles at the 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin.
Anderson, a senior from Woodland Hills, Calif., ran a 400m hurdles prelim time of 50.94 seconds. His time was fourth-fastest of the 54 runners in the prelims where the top nine times advanced to the final. Texas Tech's Jamele Mason ran the top prelim time of 49.97 seconds. WSU's J Hopkins ran a time of 53.22 which was 18th-best on the day.
Anderson is the three-time Texas Relays intermediate hurdles champion and a two-time NCAA intermediate hurdles champion, finishing second at the national meet last year. He is the WSU record-holder in this event with at time of 48.47 and has the national season-best time of 49.33.
Friday's Texas Relays action for the Cougars will include the men's 4x100m and 4x400m relays and the women's discus. Live results for the four-day meet can be viewed at www.texassports.com.