Oakland University - Hutton, Peabody Complete Action at NCAA East Preliminary Meet
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GREENSBORO, N.C. - Breanna Peabody finished 31st in the 400m hurdles while Brittni Hutton earned a 43rd-place finish in the 10,000m run as the two Oakland Track and Field athletes completed action at the NCAA Track and Field East Preliminary Meet on Thursday at North Carolina A&T State.
"Today was a very important day in the career of both of these ladies," said coach Paul Rice. "Just getting here is a huge accomplishment. I know they both wanted to perform better today, but they can't forget how much they had to accomplish just to get here. They have both done huge things for our program and I can't thank them enough. It has been a privledge and honor to coach Breanna and Brittni."
Peabody finished sixth in her heat with a time of 59.54. She qualified for the meet with a school-record 59.29. Hutton earned a time of 36:54.05 after qualifying for the meet with a school-record time of 34:56.38.
This is the final meet for the Golden Grizzlies for the 2013 outdoor season.