11 Commodores qualify for NCAA action
Kristen Findley's fourth-place finish in the 1,500 gave Commodores 16 points for meet.
Kristen Findley and Lily Williams through to 1,500 meter finals.
Commodores earn points in two events and stand in seventh place.
Meet opens Friday, May 9, with heptathlon and runs through Sunday, May 12.
Photos from the 2013 Black & Gold meet (Daniel Dubois)
2012 Track: Set a personal best in the 3000m indoors with a time of 9:48.83, as one of the top freshman finishers at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Named to All-SEC Freshman Indoor list ...
2011 Cross Country:Set and broke personal records on a 6K course twice in freshman season ... Finished fifth in scoring for the Dores at the South Regionals to help team win first ever berth to Nationals ... Was 21stoverall at Regionals with a time of 21:26.4 ... Finished sixth for Vanderbilt at the SEC Championship, setting a personal record with a time of 21:18.26 ... Finished sixth for Vanderilt at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational with a time of 21:54, helping team break into the Top-30 rankings at the No. 3 spot ... Finished the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 22:03, fourth for the Commodores ... Started her college career with a 15th place finish at the Belmont-VU Opener and a time of 14:48.33.
Prep highlights: Placed third at the 2010 California State Cross Country meet (Division 3) with a personal best of 17:43 ... Helped team win state cross country championship ... Finished with the 12th ranked performance overall at the State XC meet ... Placed 11th at the prestigious Foot Locker West regional, narrowly missing a spot at the national meet by one place ... Finished ninth last spring (as a junior) in the 3200m at the California state track meet with a personal best of 10:44.89 ... Has progressed from 51st (sophomore year) to 21st (junior) to third (senior) at the state cross country meet.
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