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Track and Field Concludes NCAA East Preliminary Rounds

 
Steve Wade concluded his sophomore campaign with a 24th-place finish in the discus at the preliminary rounds.

Steve Wade concluded his sophomore campaign with a 24th-place finish in the discus at the preliminary rounds.

May 31, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The University of Louisville track and field teams wrapped up the final day at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Rounds in Jacksonville, Fla., with a total of four student-athletes qualifying for the national championships.

On Thursday, senior Tyler Byrne qualified in the 10,000m and Brittany Owens advanced to the national championships in Eugene, Ore., in the women’s long jump. The Cardinals had a pair punch their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Friday in Calvin Arsenault, who qualified in the 400m hurdles, and Edwin Kibichiy, who advanced in the 3,000m steeplechase.

“Both squads did a great job of competing over the last three days, and we’re excited to have four qualifiers advancing to the finals,” head coach Dale Cowper said.

The Cardinals’ four participants in action Saturday all took part in the throwing events.

On the men’s side, sophomore Steve Wade logged a 24th-place showing in the men’s discus, while freshman Codie Hamsley finished 40th in the competition.

Liberty Slinden finished 26th in the women's shot put.


During that time, senior Liberty Slinden registered a 26th-place finish in the women’s shot put, and freshman Emmonnie Henderson took 31st.

Action at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships runs from June 11-14 at Oregon University’s Hayward Field.

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NCAA EAST PRELIMINARY ROUNDS (JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - HODGES STADIUM)

Saturday, May 31

Men’s Discus Preliminaries
24. Steve Wade - 53.91m/176-10
40. Codie Hamsley - 50.51m/165-8

Women’s Shot Put Preliminaries
26. Liberty Slinden - 15.41m/50-6.75
31. Emmonnie Henderson - 15.07m/49-5.50


 

 

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