WKU women’s track and field sprinter Jadzia Beasley has qualified to compete against some of the top athletes in the nation in a pair of events at this weekend’s USATFA Junior Outdoor Championships.
The WKU men’s track and field team wrapped a stellar 2016 outdoor season Friday evening as both the 4x100 relay team and rookie high jumper Keenon Laine made program history with strong efforts on the final day of the men’s 2016 Track and Field Championships at historic Hayward Field.
The 4x100 meter relay team of Kyree King, Ventavius Sears, Emmanuel Dasor and Julius Morris earned First Team All-American honors Wednesday after setting a new school record time of 38.85 seconds on their way to advancing to the finals with a fifth place semifinals finish at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
The WKU Track and Field program is set to participate in eight events and send a total of ten athletes to this week’s NCAA Championships at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The championships are set to begin on Wednesday, June 8, and will last through Saturday, June 11.
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.