UKTF Ready for Competition at NCAA East Prelims
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky track and field is set to compete in the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Championships at the University of North Florida at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida from Wednesday, May 24 through Saturday, May 27.
Thirty-three Wildcats, 18 from the women’s team and 15 from the men’s team, will make the trip to Jacksonville and will compete for an NCAA Championships berth. Beck O’Daniel was a late scratch for the men while Kaylie Kenne was a late addition for the women.
The men will compete on Wednesday and Friday while the women compete on Thursday and Saturday.
The East Preliminaries will feature the top 48 in the eastern region in each event with the top 12 in each event qualifying for the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas. The rules are the same for the Western preliminaries: the top 12 move on to Austin.
Live results can be found at flashresults.ncaa.com and the event will be broadcasted on ESPN+.
UKTF begins Wednesday’s competition with the men’s hammer throw at 10 a.m. ET and the day ends for the Cats around 8:45 p.m. with the men’s 200m. Thursday’s schedule is similar for the women’s events.
The first event on Friday is the men’s discus throw at 1 p.m. with the men’s 4x400m closing the day’s competition at 8:45 p.m. Saturday’s schedule is similar for the women’s events.
Below is a list of student-athletes competing in the meet along with the events they qualified for.
- Simi Akinrinsola – Shot Put
- Shadajah Ballard – 100H
- Yasmin Brooks – 100H, 4×400
- Anthaya Charlton – 100m, 4×100, Long Jump
- Karimah Davis – 200m, 4×100, 4×400
- Tamiia Fuller – 4×400
- Kaylie Kenne – 10000m
- Bryanna Lucas – 800m
- DeAnna Martin – 800m
- Phoebe McCowan – 800m
- Dajour Miles – 4×400
- Megan Moss – 400m, 4×400
- Victoria Perrow – 100m, 4×100
- Payton Phillips – Pole Vault
- Masai Russell – 100H, 400H, 4×100, 4×400
- Jenna Schwinghamer – 800m
- Sydney Steely – 800m
- Siobhan Szerencsits – Pole Vault
- Myles Anders – 4×100
- Logan Coles – Hammer
- Keaton Daniel – Pole Vault
- Brian Faust – 400m, 4×100, 4×400
- Langston Jackson – 100m, 4×100
- Wayne Lawrence Jr. – 400m, 4×400
- Kennedy Lightner – 200m, 4×100, 4×400
- Brandon Miller – 200m, 4×100, 4×400
- Dennis Ohene-Adu – Shot Put
- Dalton Shepler – Pole Vault
- Jacob Sobota – Pole Vault
- Josh Sobota – Shot Put, Discus
- Robbie Springfield – Long Jump
- Justin Swann – 800m, 4×400
- Jordan Turner – Long Jump
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|NCAA EAST PRELIMINARIES: Wednesday, May 24: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME|
|Men’s Hammer Throw||10:00 a.m.||First Round||Logan Coles|
|Men’s Shot Put||6:00 p.m.||First Round||Josh Sobota
|Men’s Long Jump||6:00 p.m.||First Round||Jordan Turner
|Men’s Pole Vault||6:30 p.m.||First Round||Keaton Daniel
|Men’s 100m||7:00 p.m.||First Round||Langston Jackson|
|Men’s 400m||7:25 p.m.||First Round||Brian Faust
Wayne Lawrence Jr.
|Men’s 800m||7:50 p.m.||First Round||Justin Swann|
|Men’s 200m||8:45 p.m.||First Round||Kennedy Lightner
|NCAA EAST PRELIMINARIES: Thursday, May 25: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME|
|Women’s Shot Put||6:00 p.m.||First Round||Simisola Akinrinsola|
|Women’s Long Jump||6:00 p.m.||First Round||Anthaya Charlton|
|Women’s 100H||6:00 p.m.||First Round||Masai Russell
|Women’s Pole Vault||6:30 p.m.||First Round||Payton Phillips
|Women’s 100m||7:00 p.m.||First Round||Anthaya Charlton
|Women’s 400m||7:25 p.m.||First Round||Megan Moss|
|Women’s 800m||7:50 p.m.||First Round||Phoebe McCowan
|Women’s 400H||8:20 p.m.||First Round||Masai Russell|
|Women’s 200m||8:45 p.m.||First Round||Karimah Davis|
|Women’s 10000m||9:10 p.m.||Semifinal||Kaylie Kenne|
|NCAA EAST PRELIMINARIES: Friday, May 26: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME|
|Men’s Discus||1:00 p.m.||First Round||Josh Sobota|
|Men’s 4×100 Relay||5:00 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Myles Anders, Brian Faust, Langston Jackson, Kennedy Lightner, Brandon Miller|
|Men’s 100m||6:35 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Langston Jackson|
|Men’s 400m||6:50 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Brian Faust
Wayne Lawrence Jr.
|Men’s 800m||7:05 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Justin Swann|
|Men’s 200m||7:50 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Kennedy Lightner
|Men’s 4×400 Relay||8:45 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Brian Faust, Wayne Lawrence Jr., Kennedy Lightner, Brandon Miller, Beck O’Daniel, Justin Swann|
|NCAA EAST PRELIMINARIES: Saturday, May 27: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME|
|Women’s 4×100 Relay||5:00 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Anthaya Charlton, Karimah Davis, Victoria Perrow, Masai Russell|
|Women’s 100H||6:15 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Masai Russell
|Women’s 100m||6:35 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Anthaya Charlton
|Women’s 400m||6:50 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Megan Moss|
|Women’s 800m||7:05 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Phoebe McCowan
|Women’s 400H||7:25 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Masai Russell|
|Women’s 200m||7:50 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Karimah Davis|
|Women’s 4×400 Relay||8:45 p.m.||Quarterfinals||Yasmin Brooks, Karimah Davis, Tamiia Fuller, Dajour Miles, Megan Moss, Masai Russell|