Track and Field Volunteer Coach Collier Lawrence Set to Compete at Olympic Trials

Nevada track and field Volunteer Coach Collier Lawrence will compete in the Olympic trials preliminaries 3,000 meter steeplechase event today at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Twenty-four athletes are expected for the preliminaries, the finals begin on Friday and will feature 12-14 racers.

The former Reno High and Washington State distance runner achieved the Olympic Trials A Standard in the steeplechase, finishing in second place with a 9:53.79 time in the 2nd section at Stanford's Payton Jordan Invitational earlier this year.

While at Washington State, Lawrence lettered in cross country and track and field. She was a two-time PAC 10 scorer (2006 and 2008) and three-time regional qualifier (2006-08) in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.

Lawrence just completed her third season at Nevada as a volunteer assistant cross country and track and field coach.

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