May 31, 2003
FAIRFAX, Va. - Senior Natalie Dye will be the only Terp to continue postseason action at the NCAA Championships, after earning a fourth-place finish in the pole vault at the NCAA East Regionals in Fairfax, Va. She will compete in the June 11-14 championships for the first time in her career, thanks to her jump of 12-6.25 set at George Mason this weekend.
Junior Heather Houston also competed in the NCAA Regional Championships, and placed 18th in the long jump with a distance of 19-4. The 4x400-meter relay team took 21st place with a time of 3:45.56. The squad consisted of seniors Devenn Hamilton and Dionne Hamilton, and juniors Toni Jefferson and Teyarnte' Carter.
This meet concludes the 2003 outdoor season for all Terps except for Dye, who will journey to Sacramento, Calif., for the NCAA Championships beginning on June 11. There, she will aim to become Maryland's first ever All-American woman pole vaulter.