NCAA Track and Field Round-Up
Arizona Women's Track Shares Lead After Day One
DES MOINES, Iowa - The University of Arizona track and field team got competition underway Wednesday at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa, with the women's squad finishing the day with 10 points and a share of the lead in the team competition.
Jelmini Takes Second, Nettey Seventh on First Day of NCAA Finals
DES MOINES, Iowa - The first day of action at the 2011 NCAA Division I Track & Field Championship Final came to a close at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday night with two members of the Arizona State University track and field team scoring Top 8 finishes in their respective field events and one runner posting the second-fastest time in school history. Overall, seven Sun Devils competed on the first of four days of competition, including six women.
Morrison 4th Midway through NCAA Decathlon
DES MOINES, Iowa - Senior Mike Morrison posted a score of 4,138 points on the opening day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships, setting three outdoor lifetime bests along the way, and stands in fourth place with five more events to go in the decathlon.
Youngblood Takes Third in Long Jump; Six Advance
DES MOINES, Iowa - Jamesha Youngblood took third in the long jump and six Oregon runners advanced to finals Wednesday on a hot and muggy first day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Marcy Leads Stanford on Day 1 of the NCAA Outdoor Championships
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Cardinal got off to a big start at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Wednesday as Stephanie Marcy earned first team All-America honors in the 10,000 meters, while three others advanced through the semifinals of their events.
Primm Advances To 800m Final At NCAA Championships
Senior Cory Primm, the top-ranked 800m runner in the nation, moved one step closer to an NCAA title on the opening day of the 2011 NCAA Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, IA as he advanced out of the semifinal rounds. Primm picked up an automatic spot in Friday's final after finishing second in heat one of the semifinals (top 2 in each heat automatically qualify) in a time of 1:47.43. He was eighth overall and will race for UCLA's first outdoor 800m crown on Friday afternoon.
Thompson Advances To 400m Hurdles Final At NCAAs
Sophomore Turquoise Thompson punched her ticket to the finals of the 400m hurdles at the NCAA Championships after qualifying on time during the semifinal rounds. Thompson, running out of lane five, finished third in a very fast heat one with a solid mark of 55.99. She then had to wait for the final two heats to go before her spot in the NCAA final was secure. She was one of the two qualifiers based off of time and had the fourth-fastest time of the day.
USC Has 3 Individuals & A Relay Team Advance To NCAA Finals
Cooper Thompson placed ninth in the men's javelin and Joey Hughes, Josh Mance, Dalilah Muhammad and the women's 4x100m relay team advanced to NCAA finals today (June 8) during the first day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships being held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Ia.
Roth Adds Another NCAA Title In Husky Finale
DES MOINES, Iowa - The first title was hard-earned, the second was unexpected, and the third was simply a final example of the standard excellence that has defined senior Scott Roth's Husky career. Once again Roth touched rarefied air, capturing the national pole vault title today at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium, adding a coveted first outdoor trophy to the two NCAA Indoor titles currently in his possession.
Anderson Will Race for NCAA Hurdles Championship Number Three
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Washington State senior Jeshua Anderson ran a semifinals time of 49.18 seconds to lead the 400m hurdles field and will race for his third national title at the NCAA Track & Field Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.