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New Orleans, LA-According to directathletics.com, Dillard University's Men's and Women's Track and Field teams have several players listed in the top 30 out of 150 competitors in all NAIA Outdoor competition.
In men's competition, Freshmen Wendell Collins and Ladalrius Miller are ranked 24th and 26th respectively in the 100-meter dash in the NAIA Conference. In the men's 400-meter competition, Freshman Matthew Jones is ranked 11th, Freshman Emory Nash is ranked 17th and Freshman Ladalrius Miller is ranked 18th. Freshman Rudy Garza is ranked 14th in the NAIA in the 400-meter hurdles.
In relay competition, the Dillard University Men's Relay teams are ranked 9th in the 4x100-meter relay and 6th in the 4x400-meter relay. The 4x400-meter relay team's best score this season is a time of 3:24.85, posted at last week's FAMU Relays.
In women's competition, Freshman Courtney Henry is ranked 7th in the NAIA in the 100-meter dash. Henry's best time this season has been a 12.56. Lady Bleu Devil Wanda Burkes is ranked 18th in the 100-meter dash.
In relay competition, the Lady Bleu Devils' track team is ranked 4th in the 4x100-meter relay, posting a season best time thus far of 48.83 at the FAMU Relays. The ladies 4x400-meter relay team is ranked 10th in competition this season.