Quote Of The Day
“I just wanted it that bad. I think it was like a mental push that just kind of pulled me to the finish line. And I think that’s what I needed in that last stretch, was my self-belief that I could do it.”
– Boise State’s Emma Bates talking about fighting off UAB’s Elinor Kirk after she got passed with 50 meters to go to win the women’s 10,000 at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Bates has been 14th, 12th, 7th, 4th, 4th, 3rd and 2nd at NCAA Championships, but here she finally gets a 1st.