26 Hurricanes Selected for NCAA East Regional Preliminary Round in Jacksonville

26 Hurricanes Selected for NCAA East Regional Preliminary Round in Jacksonville

by James Knable

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – 26 athletes of the Miami track and field team have been selected to compete in the NCAA East Regional meet in Jacksonville next week, the NCAA announced Thursday afternoon.

The NCAA East Preliminary round, which will take place at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, containers qualifiers with the top-48 marks in the nation, following withdrawal or injury.

The top-24 from each event across the west and east regional meets will advance to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Austin, Texas, June 7-10.

The Hurricanes that have qualified for the east preliminary round and their respective events are listed below:

Solomon Strader – 400m

Khamal Stewart-Baynes – 400m

Ayman Zahafi – 800m

Oskars Bambals – 800m

Sincere Rhea – 110m Hurdles

R. Berberena, J. Gordon, K. Stewart-Baynes, S. Strader – 4×400 Relay

Russell Robinson – Long Jump

Russell Robinson – Triple Jump

Decio Andrade – Hammer Throw

Moriah Oliveira – 400m

Kennedy Brace – 400m

Blanca Hervas – 400m

Natalie Varela – 800m

Gabriella Grissom – 800m

Daphnee Lavassas – 5000m & 10000m

Skyla Wilson – 400m Hurdles & 100m Hurdles

Sanaa Hebron – 400m Hurdles

K. Brace, B. Hervas, M. Oliveira, S. Hebron, G. Grissom (alternate), S. Oliveira (alternate) – 4x400m Relay

Rachel Robertson – High Jump

Taylor Wright – High Jump

Ashley Moore – Triple Jump

Marquasha Myers – Triple Jump

Hannah Hall – Shot Put

Erikka Hill – Shot Put

Selina Dantzler – Shot Put

Kristina Rakocevic – Discus

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