Track's Monique Tubbs Finishes Third in 60-Meter Dash at NCAA Indoor Championships; Becomes Four-Time All American

March 15, 2003

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Jacksonville University senior sprinter Monique Tubbs (Boston, Mass.) finished third in the finals of the 60-meter dash Saturday with a time of 7.26 at the NCAA Indoor National Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center at the University of Arkansas. In doing so, Tubbs earns 60-meter indoor All-American honors for the fourth-straight year and becomes the first female athlete in JU history to be named a four-time All-American.

Tubbs, the 2001 NCAA 60-meter Indoor National Champion, finished behind Muna Lee of LSU, who ran a 7.17, and Auburn's Elva Goulbourne, who finished with a time of 7.24. Tubbs won her qualifying heat yesterday with a time of 7.24 to qualify third overall for the finals.

Top 5 Finishers
Muna Lee, LSU                 7.17
Elva Goulbourne, Auburn       7.24
Monique Tubbs, JU             7.26
Lauryn Williams, Miami        7.29
Aleen Baily, South Carolina   7.30