Cards set a record in classsroom achievement
Tyler Byrne finished eighth in the 10,000m race to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Mattias Wolter won the 3,000m steeplechase title at last year's preliminary rounds competition.
The Cardinals will compete in Jacksonville, Fla., from May 29-31 to qualify for the national championships.
Seven student-athletes achieved at least season-best marks at the meet.
Track and Field AAC Outdoor Championships Day Two Photos by Jeremy Hopkins | Louisville Athletics
Track and Field AAC Championships Practice
Louisville Track & Field | Border Battle
Louisville Track & Field at American Conference Indoor Championship
Weight Throw - 15.96m/52-4.50
Hammer Throw - 54.61m/179-2
2012-13: Competed in the hammer throw for the outdoor season and the weight throw for the indoor campaign ... qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the hammer ... had consecutive runner-up finishes in the event: Auburn Tiger Classic and Border Battle ... had a season-best throw in the hammer at the Border Battle of 54.61m/179-2 ... finished eighth in the weight throw in collegiate debut at the Hoosier Open.
2011-12: Did not compete.
Prep: Ran track and cross country at Madisonville North Hopkins High under coach Sheila Clay ... participated in six different track events during high school: 400m, 800m, 4x200m, 4x400m, 4x800m and high jump (one year only) ... was tabbed captain of the cross country team ... earned the cross country award in 2008 ... recognized for academic achievements ... earned academic all-state honorable mention accolades ... also garnered academic all-state first team honors.
Personal: Daughter of Darrell L. and Cameisha Jones ... birthday is Jan. 27 ... has four brothers and four sisters ... majoring in biology.