Four more Cougars qualify for Nationals
AUSTIN, Texas – On day two of the NCAA Track and Field West Preliminary Round, four members of the BYU men’s and women’s track teams advanced to Nationals. Four members of the men's team and three from the women's team have now qualified for the NCAA Outdoor National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
Ryan Waite claimed his spot at Nationals by finishing 11th in the 800 meters with a time of 1:48.80. Chris Carter finished seventh in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 50.38 to qualify.
BYU's 800 meter duo of Nachelle Mackie and Lacey Bleazard rounded out the Cougars that qualified for Nationals. Mackie was the top finisher with a time of 2:02.64 while Bleazard finished ninth with a time of 2:06.99.
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Men's Results - Friday
|Cade Lindahl||400m||22nd, 47.06||Did not advance|
|Ryan Waite||800m||11th, 1:48.80||Qualified for Nationals|
|Justin Hedin||800m||18th, 1:50.80||Did not advance|
|Curtis Carr||3000m Steeplechase||24th, 9:09.74||Did not advance|
|Steve Flint||3000m Steeplechase||41st, 9:27.52||Did not advance|
|Jacob Cosby||3000m Steeplechase||42nd, 9:29.40||Did not advance|
|Josh Adams||3000m Steeplechase||44th, 9:32.25||Did not advance|
|Chris Carter||400m Hurdles||7th, 50.38||Qualified for Nationals|
|Kyle Mills||Triple Jump||29th, 49-03.75||Did not advance|
Women's Results - Friday
|Nachelle Mackie||800m||1st, 2:02.64||Qualified for Nationals|
|Lacey Bleazard||800m||9th, 2:06.99||Qualified for Nationals|
|Katy Andrews||3000m Steeplechase||20th, 10:34.44||Did not advance|
|Lisa Drury||3000m Steeplechase||26th, 10:44.94||Did not advance|
|Fatima Makakala||100m Hurdles||42nd, 13.88||Did not advance|
|Lexi Eaton||High Jump||14th, 5-09.25||Did not advance|
|Diana Blauer||High Jump||20th, 5-09.25||Did not advance|
|Ada Robinson||High Jump||39th, 5-0.25||Did not advance|
|Nicole Naatjes||Pole Vault||17th, 13-04.75||Did not advance|
|Christen Guenther||Pole Vault||NH||Did not advance|
|Rachel Fisher||Pole Vault||NH||Did not advance|