Batty, 4x400m relay team qualify


AUSTIN, Texas – Miles Batty and the men's 4x400 meter relay team qualified for the NCAA Outdoor National Championships on Saturday, the final day of the West Preliminary Round.

Batty finished second in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 3:45.88. The 4x400 meter relay team posted the second-best time in school history at 3:06.21 while finishing eighth overall.

With the preliminary round in the book, eight members of the men's track team qualified for five individual events and one relay. One the women's side, three athletes qualified for three individual events.

BYU men headed to NCAA Nationals

BYU women headed to NCAA Nationals

  • Allyson Anderson - Javelin
  • Lacey Bleazard - 800 meters
  • Nachelle Mackie - 800 meters


Men's Results - Saturday

NameEventPlace, MarkResult
Miles Batty1500m2nd, 3:45.88Qualified for Nationals
Tylor Thatcher5000m41st, 15:06.47Did not advance
Rex Shields5000m47th, 15:27.77Did not advance
Jason Hinds4x400m Relay8th, 3:06.21Qualified for Nationals
Shaquille Walker4x400m Relay8th, 3:06.21Qualified for Nationals
Cade Lindahl4x400m Relay8th, 3:06.21Qualified for Nationals
Chris Carter4x400m Relay8th, 3:06.21Qualified for Nationals
Dakoda JohnHigh Jump28th, 6-09.75Did not advance
Russell NielsonHigh JumpNHDid not advance
Adam HineHigh JumpNHDid not advance
Victor WeirichPole Vault22nd, 17-02.75Did not advance
Braydon BringhurstPole Vault41st, 16-02.75Did not advance

Women's Results - Saturday

NameEventPlace, MarkResult
Candace Eddy1500m21st, 4:32.55Did not advance
Michaelanne Laurent5000m28th, 17:10.36Did not advance