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Nelvis Scores Nine For USATF In 100m Hurdles Triumph

September 10, 2019

MINSK, Belarus (9/10/19) – Arkansas State’s Sharika Nelvis captured the women’s 100m hurdles crown on Tuesday, scoring nine points for Team USATF on the final day of The Match: Europe vs. USA, held at Dinamo National Olympic Stadium.

The 2014 NCAA Indoor 60m and Outdoor 100m hurdles champion ran 12.80 to win the event and capping off an impressive two-day stretch for A-State track and field alums. On Monday, Caitland Smith totaled 12 points, scoring three in the 100m and nine as part of the winning 4x100m relay team.

At the end of day 1, Europe led by a slim 328-312 margin, however the European delegation extended that lead and ultimately won the event 724.50-601.50 highlighted by strong field performances throughout the two days of competition.

Full results from the meet can be found here.

For the latest on the A-State track and field program, follow @AStateTrack on Twitter and @Arkansas_State_Track on Instagram, while also liking the team’s Facebook page at

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