April 24, 2002
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Tulane University will have 20 student-athletes in action this week at the prestigious Penn Relays, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania.
Action will begin on Thursday for the Green Wave with freshman Jelena Jurlina (Zadar, Croatia) competing in the discus at 10 a.m. Also in action in Thursday field events will be freshmen Helmi Leppanen (Kerava, Finland) and Meghan Greeley (Foxboro, Mass.). Leppanen qualified in the shot put and the javelin, while Greeley will throw the javelin.
The Wave will also have three women's relay teams in action Thursday, as the 4x100, the 4x400 and the distance-medley relays will all run.
For the men, freshman Erik Emilsson (Bjarred, Sweden) hopes to qualify for the NCAA Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. That event will be run at 6:45 p.m.
The following is the entry schedule for Tulane athletes for the weekend:
Thursday, April 25
10 a.m., Discus-Championship Division: Jelena Jurlina
12:40 p.m., 4x100 Women: Asha James, Angel Dooley, Tahira Wiggins, Essence Kendrick
1:45 p.m., Shot Put-College Division: Helmi Leppanen
2 p.m., Javelin-Championship Division: Helmi Leppanen
3:15 p.m., Javelin-College Division: Meghan Greeley, Jelena Jurlina
4:30 p.m., DMR Women: Eva Lustigova, Angel Dooley, Carlyne Pradieu, Katrina Gemmell
5:15 p.m., 4x400 Women: Eva Lustigova, Asha James, Tahira Wiggins, Angel Dooley
6:45 p.m., 3,000 Steeplechase: Erik Emilsson
Saturday, April 27
11 a.m., Triple Jump: Joshua Johnson
1:40 p.m., 4x800 Women: Carlyne Pradieu, Eva Lustigova, Sheena Garwood, Katrina Gemmell
4:30 p.m., 4x800 Men: Joakim Daun, Erik Emilsson, Philip Aagaard, Clement Abai
Results will be available at www.TulaneGreenWave.com or at http://pennathletics.fansonly.com/sports/c-track/penn-c-track-body.html.
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