Schrage Punches Ticket to NCAAs on Day One of West Prelims
College Station, Texas – Harrison Schrage headlined the Bruins' performances on day one of the NCAA West Preliminaries, punching his ticket to the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 9-12) in the long jump.
Schrage earned his qualification to the National Meet with a fourth-place finish in the long jump, clearing 7.96m (26-01.50) with a wind mark of +2.1. It will be the first appearance in an individual event at Nationals for Schrage, who competed on the Bruins' 4x100m relay squad at the 2019 NCAA Championships.
Ismail Turner notched a lifetime-best time of 46.05 in the 400m, finishing second in his heat to advance to Saturday's quarterfinal. Turner's performance came on the heels of his third-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships on May 16, where he clocked a then-personal-best 46.09.
Jacob Wilson just missed a qualifying spot in the shot put, finishing 15th overall with a toss of 18.94m (62-01.75). He was just three positions away from the 12th and final qualifying mark.
Tate Curran finished tied for 33rd in the men's pole vault competition, posting a clearance of 5.15m (16-10.75).
Kenroy Higgins II crossed in sixth place in his heat in the first round of the 100m, clocking a wind-aided time of 10.44. He finished 35th overall in the event. Higgins II would go on to finish eighth in his 200m heat, crossing with a time of 21.25.
Day Two – NCAA West Preliminaries
Day two of the West Prelims will feature the first set of women's track & field events. Thursday's action kicks off with the women's hammer and javelin competitions at 11:30 a.m. PT. The first event on the track will be the women's 100m hurdles at 4:00 p.m. PT.
Live coverage of day two will be available on ESPN.com, with the broadcast set to kick off with the start of the track events at 4:00 p.m. PT.