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Posted: June 13, 2009  : Add to Mixx! Subscribe to stories like this

Athletics: Razorbacks Balumbu, Ulrey All-Americans at NCAAs

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas Razorback men's track and field wrapped up the NCAA Outdoor Championships Saturday at John McDonnell Field. The Razorbacks ended the four-day event with seven All-America honors.

The Texas A&M Aggies won the team title with 48 points. There was a three-way tie for second between Florida, Florida State and Oregon. All three teams scored 46 points. The Razorbacks finished ninth in the team race with 27 points.

The four-day NCAA Outdoor Championships had an attendance total of 20,664 with the highest single-day total of 5,430 coming Friday.

Junior Dorian Ulrey finished fourth in the finals of the 1,500 meters. He made a big move with 200 meters to go but couldn't hold off race winner German Fernandez of Oklahoma State. Ulrey clocked a season- and personal-best time of 3:39.93 to earn his fourth All-America honor this season.

Senior Nkosinza Balumbu finished fifth in the finals of the triple jump. His best jump of the day measured 53-9.75. He picked-up the seventh All-America honor of his career.

Select members of the Razorback men's track and field team will compete next at the USA Championships, at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., June 23-28. For more information, visit

NCAA Outdoor All-Americans
Alain Bailey, long jump, seventh
Shawn Forrest, 10,000 meters, second
Scott MacPherson, 3,000-meter steeplechase, fifth
J-Mee Samuels, 100 meters, 11th
Mychael Stewart, long jump, eighth
James Strang, 10,000 meters, sixth
Dorian Ulrey, 1,500 meters, fourth

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