BYU Track Heads to NCAA West Regionals

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—The BYU men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete at the NCAA West preliminary round this weekend in Austin, Texas, for bids to the NCAA outdoor championships.

Austin and Jacksonville, Fla., are hosting the two regionals this weekend. To qualify for the national meet in Des Moines, Iowa, athletes and relay teams need to finish in the top 12 in their events.

The Cougars will send 16 women and 27 men to Austin to compete against some of the best competiton in the nation.

The meet begins today, with the first round of the men’s 400m hurdles, and continues through Saturday. A full schedule of events can be found at TexasSports.com. Live results are also available at TexasSports.com.

Below are the list of BYU athletes who will be competing in the respective events this weekend. Results will be available upon completion of the meet. 

MEN
100m Fanfan Charles
   
400m Cade Lindahl
   
800m Justin Hedin
  Ryan Waite
  Shaquille Walker
   
1500m Miles Batty
  Jared Rohatinsky
   
3000m Steeplechase Curtis Carr
  Jacob Cosby
  Steve Flint
  Josh Adams
   
5000m Rex Shields
  Tylor Thatcher
   
10000m Alden Bahr
  Jared Ward
   
400m Hurdles Chris Carter
   
High Jump Russell Nielson
  Adam Hine
  Dakoda John
   
Pole Vault Victor Weirich
  Braydon Bringhurst
   
Triple Jump Kyle Mills
   
Shot Put Colby Barber
   
Javelin Chris Reno
  Blaine Baker
  Kyle Baker
  Keith Keller
   
4x400m Relay  
WOMEN
800m Lacey Bleazard
  Nachelle Mackie
   
1500m Candace Eddy
  Sarah Edwards
   
3000m Steeplechase Katy Andrews
  Lisa Marie Drury
   
5000m Michaelanne Laurent
   
100m Hurdles Fatima Dedrickson
   
High Jump Diana Blauer
  Lexi Eaton
  Ada Robinson
   
Pole Vault Christen Botteron-Gunther
  Nicole Naatjes
  Rachel Fisher
   
Javelin Allyson Wardell-Andersen
  Amber Freeman-Huntington