Four from TSU Track & Field Qualify for NCAA East Preliminary
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Four from TSU Track & Field Qualify for NCAA East Preliminary

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State track and field teams have four student-athletes who qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round set for May 24-26 at the USF Track and Field Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

TSU WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELD NCAA EAST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIERS
NAME – EVENT – MARK/TIME – SEED

Cyra Beard – High Jump – 1.75m (5’8.75”) – 34th 
Mikayla Thompson – Shot Put – 15.54m (51’0”) – 36th


TSU MEN’S TRACK AND FIELD NCAA EAST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIERS
NAME – EVENT – MARK/TIME – SEED
Isaiah Olige – 400m Hurdles – 51.68 – 27th
R’Lazon Brumfield – Triple Jump – 15.50m (50’10.25”) – 31st

  • The NCAA Selection Committee accepted the top-48 performers in each individual event and the top-24 relay teams in both relays to compete at each site hosting the NCAA Preliminary Rounds for a total of 96 individuals and 48 relays competing nationwide.
  • The top 12 finishers in each event from the two regions will advance to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. scheduled for June 6-9.
  • The Preliminary Rounds are set up with East (Tampa, Fla.) and West (Sacramento, Calif.) regions.

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