FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas women’s track and field team qualified 19 athletes to compete in 13 events at the 2014 NCAA Track and Field West Preliminary. The preliminary meet will be hosted by the Razorbacks at John McDonnell Field, May 29-31. The No. 8 Razorbacks are on the heels of a SEC Outdoor Championships, scoring 123 points to earn the first outdoor conference title since 2004. Heading into the meet with a strong national standing, Arkansas picked up a few final qualifiers at the conference meet. Arkansas will compete in 13 events, with 19 individual qualifiers and the 4×400-relay team. The Razorbacks enter the meet with two of the top performances in the 1,500-meter (Stephanie Brown/4:11.40) and pole vault (Sandi Morris/14-9). In total, Arkansas has 12 top-10 marks in the NCAA prior to the preliminary meet. The complete qualifying list can be found here.
NCAA West Preliminary Individual Qualifiers (By Athlete) Amethyst Boyd: Javelin Stephanie Brown: 1,500m Taylor Ellis-Watson: 400m, 4×4 Alex Gochenour: 100mH Daina Harper: 400m, 4×4 Kirsten Hesseltine: High Jump
Grace Heymsfield: Steeplechase Paige Johnston: 1,500m Jessica Kamilos: Steeplechase Keri McClary: 1,500m Sandi Morris: Pole Vault Tamara Myers: Long Jump, Triple Jump Danielle Nowell: Pole Vault Sandie Raines: 10,000m Diane Robison: 5,000m Dominique Scott: 5,000m Ariel Voskamp: Pole Vault Chrishuna Williams: 400m, 4×4 Regine Williams: 100m, 200m, 4×4 Megan Zimlich: Pole Vault
NCAA West Preliminary Individual Qualifiers (By Event) 100m: R. Williams 200m: R. Williams 400m: C. Williams, Ellis-Watson, Harper 1,500m: Brown, Johnston, McClary Steeplechase: Heymsfield, Kamilos 5,000m: Scott, Robison 10,000m: Raines 100mH: Gochenour 4×400: Harper, R. Williams, C. Williams, Ellis-Watson, Swinton High Jump: Hesseltine Pole Vault: Morris, Nowell, Voskamp, Zimlich Long Jump: Myers Triple Jump: Myers Javelin: Boyd Information regarding the NCAA West Preliminary at John McDonnell field can be found here. For more information on Razorback Track & Field, follow @RazorbackTF on Twitter.
Download: Qualifiers – W.pdf