Friday, January 29, 2010

Ginnie Powell to face Canadian duo in Millrose Games 60 hurdles...

NEW YORK--Hurdler Ginnie Powell (left/photo by Paul Merca), formerly from Rainier Beach High School in Seattle is among the entrants in Friday night's Millrose Games at New York's Madison Square Garden, where she is entered in the 60 meter hurdles.

The former NCAA champion from the University of Southern California made her third world championship team last year, finishing sixth in the finals in Berlin, and earned a #9 world ranking (#4 in the USA), according to Track & Field News.

She's entered in a field which includes 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Pricilla Lopes-Schliep of Canada, one of Powell's rivals while competing at the University of Nebraska, and fellow Canadian Perdita Felicien.

Fans can watch the Millrose Games on ESPN2 Friday from 5-7 pm, Pacific time.

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