NCAA Track and Field Round-Up
Barrett Wins High Jump Title, Arizona Women Lead After Two Days
DES MOINES, Iowa - There was no shortage of drama or action Thursday as the University of Arizona track and field teams took part in the second day of competition at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. With nearly two days of competition in the books, Arizona is currently the leader on the women's side with 20 points.
Arizona State's Darius Terry Advances to 1,500m Final as Weather Delays NCAA Meet
DES MOINES, Iowa - Arizona State University track and field student-athlete Darius Terry advanced to the final of the men's 1,500m run and Samantha Henderson put herself in contention to score in the heptathlon as the second day of competition at the 2011 NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, came to a soggy end Thursday night with a storm forcing an early end to the competition.
Kristen Meister Ties for Seventh in High Jump
DES MOINES, Iowa - Senior Kristen Meister completed her collegiate career with a tie for seventh in the women's high jump after clearing 5-10.75 and senior Mike Morrison moved up to second place through eight events in the decathlon before severe weather shut down the second day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships Thursday.
Oregon Women Perfect, Centrowitz Advances at NCAA Meet
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Women of Oregon were perfect in semifinals on Thursday, while Matthew Centrowitz cruised through his semifinal heat of the men's 1,500 meters on a thunderstorm-plagued Day Two at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Eda Karesin Finishes as NCAA Runner-Up Before Lightning Hits
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Cardinal track teams were back in action on Thursday for a weather shortened day two of the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Before the weather could become a problem, Eda Karesin came through with a career best performance to finish as the national runner-up in the javelin.
Faldermeyer Earns All-American Honors In Hammer Throw
For the second time this year, freshman Alec Faldermeyer has earned All-American honors, this time in the hammer at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, IA.
UCLA Women's 4x400m Relay Concluded Its Competition At NCAAs
The women's 4x400m relay team were the sole competitors for the Bruin women on day two of the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, IA. The relay team of Joy Eaton, Ashlea McLaughlin, Briana Barlow and Lindsay Rowe finished sixth in heat one in a time of 3:37.79.
Henderson & Ali Earn All-America Honors At NCAA T&F Championships
Trey Henderson placed fourth in the hammer throw and Nia Ali sixth in the high jump while Brendan Ames, Jessica Davis and Aareon Payne advanced to NCAA finals today (June 9) during the second day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships being held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Ia.
Flood Runs, Rain Pours At NCAA Championships
DES MOINES, Iowa - One year after lighting up the Drake Stadium track with the fastest prep times in Iowa state history, Washington freshman Katie Flood was back on her home track, running against the NCAA's elite.
Tschida Third, Kirkwood Ninth in Javelin at NCAA T&F Championships
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Washington State's Marissa Tschida took third place and Courtney Kirkwood placed ninth in the women's javelin at the NCAA Track & Field Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday.