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Jones 5th, Gooris 8th at US Championships


Lolo Jones run at the US Track and Field Championships came to a disappointing end Saturday.  After running the100 meter hurdles in the second fastest time in the world in the semifinals, Jones finished 5th in the final failing to make the US team for the World's.  Brianna Rollins won the event setting a new American record of 12.26 seconds.

UNI senior Daniel Gooris was impressive in his decathlon effort.  Gooris ended his weekend winning the 1500 meters, while finishing 8th overall in the event.  World record holder Ashton Eaton finished as the US national champion.

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