Cougs Gearing Up For Arkansas Qualifier
PULLMAN, Wash.-- A select few student-athletes of the Washington State men's and women's track and field teams will be heading across the country Friday, Feb. 18 to compete at the Arkansas Qualifier, in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Heading into Friday's meet, the Cougar men comes in ranked 50th in the latest USTFCCCA national rankings and seventh for the third week in a row in the West Region. The WSU women's team moved up one spot in the USTFCCCA West Region rankings to 11th.
The Cougars also have five events squads placed inside the top-30 of the USTFCCCA event rankings. The men's 60m hurdles squad comes into the week ranked 11th in the NCAA, while the WSU men's high jump group is ranked 12th. On the women's side, the WSU 60m hurdle team checks in at No. 23, while the Cougar women's high jumpers come in at No. 27 in the nation in this week's rankings. The men's 3,000m squad rounds out the group of nationally ranked events for Washington State, coming in at No. 28.
The Facility / Starting Times
The Arkansas Qualifier will be held at the Randle Tyson Track Center, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Field events are set to begin at 11 a.m. PT., while running events start at 1 p.m. PT. A full schedule of start times for the meet can be found here.
A total of 29 teams from all levels of the NCAA will be competing at the Arkansas Qualifier. Including Washington State, USC and Washington will be representing the Pac-12 in Fayetteville. Cal Poly is the only other school form the USTFCCCA west region competing at the Arkansas Qualifier. A full list of all accepted entries for all events can be found here.
Women's 60m hurdle: Micaela De Mello
Men's 60m hurdle: Sam Brixey, Nick Johnson
Men's Mile: Zach Stallings
Men's 800m: Amir Ado
Men's High Jump: Mitch Jacobson
Men's Pole Vault: Jacob Englar
Fans can follow the action for the qualifier by clicking the link here.
Fans can watch all the action from Arkansas Qualifier live on ESPN Plus. Fans will need an ESPN Plus subscription to watch the meet.