TSU Tigerbelle Dominique Ward-Holmes advanced to the NCAA National Track and Field Semifinals in the 400 meter dash event. The NCAA Track & Field Finals are being run at Drake University in Des Moines, IA, June 11-14, 2008.
Ward-Holmes, the Ohio Valley Conference Female Track Athlete of the Year, ran a time of 53.44 in her specialty the 400m dash, to put her in twelfth place overall, good enough to advance to the semifinals on Friday, June 13, 2008. Dominique ran a 52.28 in the NCAA regional two weeks ago and a 53.25 at the OVC Championships (5/03).
The NCAA Track & Field National Semifinals and Finals will be telecast nationally on CBS-TV, Friday (6/13) and Saturday (5/14) respectively.