Cards post eight top-five finishes and four personal-best marks
The Cardinals are sending four student-athletes to the national championships in Eugene, Ore.
Mattias Wolter won the 3,000m steeplechase title at last year's preliminary rounds competition.
Seven student-athletes achieved at least season-best marks at the meet.
The Cardinals' field event athletes begin at 10 a.m. and the runners start at 4 p.m.
Track and Field AAC Outdoor Championships Day Three
Track and Field AAC Championships Practice
Louisville Track & Field | Border Battle
2013-14: Competed in the discus throw during the outdoor season... Earned five top five finishes, while competing in nine meets... Captured a fourth place finish at the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invitational with a career-best throw of 54.05m... Earned fourth place finishes at the Louisville Twilight Classic, Georgia Invitational, and Border Battle meets... Posted a fifth place finish at the AAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a 48.49m mark.
Prep: Was Indiana's 2012-13 Gatorade Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year at Floyd Central High School under coach Kirk Hamsley ... won the 2013 discus state title, along with two of three career sectional titles during the spring ... was a state runner-up in the discus in 2012 ... placed sixth in the discus at the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... ranked as high as fifth nationally in the 2013 class in the discus with a throw of 61.34m/201-3 ... earned USA Today All-America honors ... tabbed a Mid-West All-Star ... helped raised funds to benefit the Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.
Personal: Son of Kirk and Aeril Hamsley ... birthday is Jan. 15 ... has two brothers ... majoring in exercise science.