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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Wilson Headed to Olympic Games

  • Former Oklahoma Baptist University hurdler Nickeisha Wilson placed third in the 400 meter hurdles and will represent Jamaica in the Olympics in London.


     


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  • Former Oklahoma Baptist University hurdler Nickeisha Wilson placed third in the 400 meter hurdles and will represent Jamaica in the Olympics in London.
    Wilson finished in 55.50 seconds.
    She ran for the Lady Bison track team in 2006, winning the 400 hurdles at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships and the anchoring the national champion 4x400 relay. She later transferred to LSU.
    Jura Levy, coming off a NAIA Most Valuable Athlete award this season at OBU, ran a personal best 11.20 and finished fourth in her heat, missing the finals by one place and four one-hundredths of a second.
    Levy will compete in the 200 meters Friday and Saturday. Verone Chambers of OBU also competes Saturday in the 400 meter semifinals.
    Wilson will run the 100 hurdles Sunday, taking on another former Lady Bison hurdler Latoya Greaves.
     

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