Parker qualifies for NCAA East Prelims

Special to The Star
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:45 AM.

Port St. Joe’s Kayla Parker, left, finished fourth in the 100 meter hurdles for the University of Kentucky last week at the Southeastern Conference Track and Field meet, qualifying for the NCAA East Prelims this weekend in North Carolina.

Parker was fourth in a time of 13.19, a personal record which is just .03 off the school record. Parker entered the SEC meet already ranked second in the Kentucky women’s history.

She is one of 13 Kentucky women to qualify for the NCAA East Prelims.

Parker’s 13.19 is the 11th best collegiate time this year in the 100 meter hurdles. Parker had the collegiate indoor season’s best time in the 60 meter hurdles.

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