Hurricanes Set Sights on NCAA Indoor National Championships

Hurricanes Set Sights on NCAA Indoor National Championships

BOSTON, Mass. — Edgar Campre, Russell Robinson, and Kennedy Sauder will represent the University of Miami track and field team at this week’s NCAA Division I Indoor National Championships in Boston, Massachusetts.

While the events start with the men’s and women’s weight throw Thursday evening at 6 p.m., Edgar Campre will be the first Miami athlete to compete at the indoor national championships in the men’s heptathlon, Friday at 9:30 a.m.

Live results of this year’s indoor national championships, provided by Flash Results, can be found HERE. For those looking to watch the events in real-time, ESPN+ will livestream each day of competition. Viewers can find ESPN’s multiple streams HERE.

The Hurricanes will be in a familiar setting at the TRACK at New Balance. The team competed in the new state-of-the-art 455,000 square foot facility two weeks ago at the ACC Indoor Championships.

Starting things off for the Hurricanes Friday morning, Sophomore Edgar Campre is coming off a school record-setting performance in the men’s heptathlon at the ACC Indoor Championships two weeks ago. The Lisbon, Portugal native finished at the top of the podium with 5903 total points, which is currently eleventh in the nation. During his historic performance, Campre set personal bests in five out of the seven events. This will be Campre’s first appearance at the NCAA indoor national championships.

Competing at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Kennedy Sauder broke the indoor school record in the men’s high jump at the ACC Indoor Championships, jumping 2.21m, also good for a first-place finish and currently tied tenth nationally. In 2023, while competing for Liberty, Sauder finished 15th at the indoor national championships with a final height of 2.15m, earning second-team All-American honors.

Senior jumper Russell Robinson, scheduled to compete Saturday at 3:30 p.m., earned silver at the conference championships — ending with a mark of 16.25m in the men’s triple jump. Earlier this season, Robinson broke his own program record of 16.36m at this year’s Corky Classic, where the Hurricanes star triple jumper earned a distance of 16.59m. At last indoor seasons national championships in New Mexico, Robinson earned first-team All-American honors after achieving a 16.30m triple jump, good for eighth.

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