Roanoke College track star to race at Division III national championship
Watch Roanoke College track star Carmen Graves in action this weekend.
Graves will compete in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championship at Grinnell College in Iowa. This is the second time that Graves has raced at the national collegiate level.
Graves, a junior at Roanoke, is ranked third in the 800 for the national meet. Her time of 2 minutes, 9.87 seconds is the seventh fastest in Division III history.
Graves' preliminary race is Friday at 6:55 p.m. (Central Standard Time), while the 800 final race is Saturday at 5:05 p.m. (Central Standard Time). The top two runners from each heat, plus the next four fastest, will advance to the 800 finals.
Click this link to watch Graves' race live. http://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2012/03/09
Graves, of Christiansburg, also is a member of the women's soccer team at Roanoke.
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