23 Hurricanes Qualify for NCAA East Preliminary Round in Lexington

23 Hurricanes Qualify for NCAA East Preliminary Round in Lexington

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – 23 athletes of the Miami track and field team have been selected to compete in the NCAA East Regional meet in Lexington next week, the NCAA announced Thursday afternoon.

The NCAA East Preliminary round, which will take place at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, contains qualifiers with the top-48 marks in the nation, following withdrawal or injury.

Athletes who rank among the top 48 in their respective event earn a berth into the NCAA East and West First Rounds. In addition, the best 24 relays times advance to the NCAA preliminaries. Athletes with the top 12 times/marks and the best 12 relay teams at both the East and West First Rounds sites will qualify for the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon, June 5-8.

Decathlon athlete Edgar Campre has already qualified for the the NCAA Outdoor Championships in June based on his outdoor performances this season.

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

Solomon Strader – 400m

Ace Malone – 400m

Ace Malone, Solomon Strader, Jalen Gordon, Robert Joseph, Oskars Bamabls (alt.) – 4x400m Relay

Kennedy Sauder – high jump

Jeremy Cody – High jump

Russell Robinson – Long Jump

Russell Robinson – Triple Jump

Milton Ingraham II – Discus

Devoux Deysel – Javelin

Makenzy Pierre-Webster – 400m

Kennedy Brace – 400m

Alyssa Robinson – 200m

Natalie Varela – 800m

Gabriella Grissom – 800m

Daphnee Lavassas – 10000m

Sophie Haag, Makenzy Pierre-Webster, Alyssa Robinson, Christina Warren – 4x100m Relay

Kennedy Brace, Makenzy Pierre-Webster, Alyssa Robinson, Gabriella Grissom, Krystalann Bechard (alt.) – 4x400m Relay

Christina Warren – Triple Jump

Erikka Hill – Hammer Throw

Erikka Hill — Javelin

Calea Jackson – Discus

Deisiane Teixeira – Javelin