BYU Track Heads to NCAA West Regionals
PROVO, Utah—The BYU men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete at the NCAA West preliminary round this weekend in Austin, Texas, for bids to the NCAA outdoor championships.
Austin and Jacksonville, Fla., are hosting the two regionals this weekend. To qualify for the national meet in Des Moines, Iowa, athletes and relay teams need to finish in the top 12 in their events.
The Cougars will send 16 women and 27 men to Austin to compete against some of the best competiton in the nation.
The meet begins today, with the first round of the men’s 400m hurdles, and continues through Saturday. A full schedule of events can be found at TexasSports.com. Live results are also available at TexasSports.com.
Below are the list of BYU athletes who will be competing in the respective events this weekend. Results will be available upon completion of the meet.
|3000m Steeplechase||Curtis Carr|
|400m Hurdles||Chris Carter|
|High Jump||Russell Nielson|
|Pole Vault||Victor Weirich|
|Triple Jump||Kyle Mills|
|Shot Put||Colby Barber|
|3000m Steeplechase||Katy Andrews|
|Lisa Marie Drury|
|100m Hurdles||Fatima Dedrickson|
|High Jump||Diana Blauer|
|Pole Vault||Christen Botteron-Gunther|
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