For the fourth year in a row, WKU Track and Field has qualified at least eight athletes for the NCAA Championships as a total of eight Hilltoppers advanced to compete against the nation's best in Eugene, Oregon, due to superb efforts at the NCAA East Preliminaries.
The Hilltopper trio of Tomas Guerra, Kyree King and Maor Seged all qualified for a spot in the 2016 NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon, after big efforts on the second day of the NCAA East Preliminaries.
The duo of Sandra Akachukwu and Vincent Wyatt were named to the 2016 Conference USA All-Academic Teams as announced by the league office Friday afternoon.
The WKU track and field trio of Maor Seged, Kyree King and Julius Morris advanced to the quarterfinals of their respective events on the first day of the 2016 NCAA East Preliminaries Thursday.
WKU track and field will send 20 athletes to the NCAA East Preliminary Championships set to begin Thursday, May 26, and last through Saturday, May 29, on in the campus of the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.