LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Washington State University freshman Jeshua Anderson (left/photo courtesy Washington State University) dropped his collegiate national-leading 400m hurdles time to 49.66 seconds in the 95-degree heat Saturday, the final day of the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invite at UCLA's Drake Stadium.
Anderson, from Woodland Hills, Calif., ran his improved NCAA Regional Qualifying and freshman school record time for second place in the invitational race Saturday. Cougar Head Coach Rick Sloan reported that Anderson had hit the final hurdle which cost him the win in the race. Professional Kyle Erickson won the race in a time of 49.64.
Complete results of the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational can be accessed here...
NOTE: Washington State University's sports information office contributed to this report.