UF track and field wins big in opener


Published: Sunday, January 20, 2008 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, January 19, 2008 at 11:51 p.m.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. ó Freshman Terrell Wilks and senior Lakecia Ealey each won both the 60m and 200m to propel the No. 4/13 Florida track & field team to a strong season-opening performance at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge on Saturday.

The Gators won eight events on the day, including both the menís and womenís shot put, and posted a half dozen provisional qualifying marks for the NCAA Indoor Championships. Ealey led the way with provisional times in both the 60m (7.41) and 200m (23.90).

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