Nationally Ranked Track & Field Performances

ROLLTIDEDOTCOM Camilla Armstead at Alabama Relays
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Camilla Armstead at Alabama Relays
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April 26, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The University of Alabama track and field team, for the second weekend in a row, has 10 performances in the top 50 to date this outdoor season including three athletes that ranked in the top 25 nationally.

For the women's team, seven athletes are ranked in the Top 50. Krystle Schade has the fifth best mark in the country for the high jump when she cleared a 6-0 at the Alabama Relays on March 24.

Women's heptathlon rankings have been posted for the first time this outdoor season. Kaylon Eppinger is ranked 18th in the country for her 5,345 point performance at the Spec Towns Invitational on April 14. Alexis Paine continues to have breakthrough year in the pole vault to nab the No. 30 spot in the country when she cleared a personal best height of 13-4.25 at the Spec Towns Invitational as well.

The Crimson Tide men have three athletes placed in the top 50 right now. Gary Bradbury re-entered the national rankings at No. 44 with his 3:44.51 time in the 1,500 meters at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational this past weekend.

Kamal Fuller is now No. 14 in the country when he won the men's long jump with a personal best of 25-1.75 at the Spec Towns Invitational. Campbell cleared a 7-1 bar in the high jump on his way to a second-place finish at the Ole Miss Invitational on March 31 to place 25th in the nation.

The lone Tide athlete that is currently ranked No. 1 overall in the SEC is Schade for her high jump performance at the Alabama Relays.

The Tide returns to action next weekend at the prestigious Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa starting on April 26-28.

Alabama's nationally ranked performances are listed below.

1,500 meters - Men
44. Gary Bradbury, 3:44.51

100-Meter Hurdles - Women
48. Kaylon Eppinger, 13.62

400-Meter Hurdles - Women
32. Shani Chandler, 59.04

High Jump - Men
25. Tyler Campbell, 7-1

High Jump - Women
5. Krystle Schade, 6-0

Pole Vault - Women
30. Alexis Paine, 14-4.25

Long Jump - Men
14. Kamal Fuller, 25-1.75

Triple Jump - Women
39. Chloe Hetherton, 41-7

Hammer Throw - Women
45. Amethyst Holmes, 190-8

Heptathlon - Women
18. Kaylon Eppinger, 5345

Alabama has 20 performances ranked in the top 10 in the SEC, listed below.

200 Meters - Women
10. Camilla Armstead, 23.74

1,500 Meters - Men
2. Gary Bradbury, 3:44.51

100-Meter Hurdles - Women
9. Kaylon Eppinger, 13.62

400-Meter Hurdles - Women
5. Shani Chandler, 59.04

4x100-Meter Relay - Men
10. Alabama, 40.51

4x100-Meter Relay - Women
10. Alabama, 46.01

4x400-Meter Relay - Men
9. Alabama, 3:09.68

4x400-Meter Relay - Women
10. Alabama, 3:43,86

High Jump - Men
5. Tyler Campbell, 7-1

High Jump - Women
1. Krystle Schade, 6-0

Pole Vault - Women
6. Alexis Paine, 13-4.25

Long Jump - Men
4. Kamal Fuller, 25-1.75

Triple Jump - Men
9. Warrick Campbell, 49-11.75

Triple Jump - Women
6. Chloe Hetherton, 41-7
9. Merilyn Uudmae, 40-7

Hammer Throw - Women
6. Amethyst Holmes, 190-8
7. Angelica Howard, 187-10

Javelin - Women
7. Brittany Hines, 139-6
8. Bekah Hoppis, 137-9
9. Nia Barnes, 132-10

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