Seven UKTF Women Advance To Austin On Final Day Of NCAA East Prelims
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Seven Kentucky track and field student athletes from the women’s side qualified today to compete at the NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships in Austin, Texas next month. Anthaya Charlton, Karimah Davis, and Masai Russell all qualified in multiple events.
The day’s first event was the 4×100 relay that a team of Victoria Perrow, Charlton, Russell, and Davis swept earning an automatic qualifier with a time of 42.99.
Russell earned two additional automatic qualifications in both the 100-meter hurdles and the 400-meter hurdles. Russell crossed the line first in her heat of the 100-meter hurdles with a 12.58 (4.4) time to win the prelim. Her time of 56.30 in the 400-meter hurdles gave her a second win on the day in her heat and placed Russell second overall in the prelim.
Charlton placed second in her heat of the 100 meter dash to earn her second automatic qualification of the evening. Her time of 11.08 (2.3) placed her 6th overall in the prelim.
Davis also earned two additional qualifications in both the 200 meters and the 4×400 relay. Davis placed third in the final heat to take the final automatic qualifier. Her time of 22.96 (0.7) placed her 12th overall in the prelim.
Davis, Megan Moss, Tamiia Fuller and Dajour Miles closed out the night for the Wildcats as they also placed third in the final heat of the event to take the final automatic qualifying spot. Their time of 3:32.88 placed them seventh overall in the prelim.
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|NCAA EAST PRELIMINARIES: Saturday, May 27: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME|
|Women’s 4×100 Relay||5:00 p.m.||Quarterfinals||1. Victoria Perrow, Anthaya Charlton, Masai Russell, Karimah Davis: 42.99Q|
|Women’s 100H||6:15 p.m.||Quarterfinals||1. Masai Russell: 12.58Q (4.4)
16. Yasmin Brooks: 13.27 (1.9)
|Women’s 100m||6:35 p.m.||Quarterfinals||6. Anthaya Charlton: 11.08Q (2.3)|
|Women’s 800m||7:05 p.m.||Quarterfinals||17. Deanna Martin: 2:07.36
19. Sydney Steely: 2:07.47
|Women’s 400H||7:25 p.m.||Quarterfinals||2. Masai Russell: 56.30Q|
|Women’s 200m||7:50 p.m.||Quarterfinals||12. Karimah Davis: 22.96Q (0.7)|
|Women’s 4×400 Relay||8:45 p.m.||Quarterfinals||7. Karimah Davis, Megan Moss, Tamiia Fuller, Dajour Miles: 3:32.88Q|
|NCAA EAST PRELIMINARIES: Wednesday, May 24: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME|
|Men’s Hammer Throw||First Round||15. Logan Coles: 211’8”/64.53m|
|Men’s Shot Put||First Round||7. Josh Sobota: 63’2.25”/19.26m(q)|
|Men’s Long Jump||First Round||6. Jordan Turner: 25’3.25”/7.70m (1.3)q
7. Robbie Springfield: 24’10.50”/7.58m (1.9)q | PR | T-8th on the UK all-time performers list
|Men’s Pole Vault||First Round||1. Keaton Daniel: 17’8.50”/5.40m
23. Dalton Shepler: 17’0.75”/5.20m | PR | No. 6 on UK all-time performers’ list
35. Jacob Sobota: 16’0.75”/4.90m
|Men’s 100m||First Round||23. Langston Jackson: 10.22 (1.9) | PR | T-4th on the UK all-time performers list|
|Men’s 400m||First Round||6. Brian Faust: 45.97Q
17. Wayne Lawrence Jr.: 46.53Q
|Men’s 800m||First Round||28. Justin Swann: 1:49.98|
|Men’s 200m||First Round||6. Kennedy Lightner: 20.23 (0.7)Q | PR | 2nd fastest on the UK all-time performers list
22. Brandon Miller: 20.69 (2.5)q
|NCAA EAST PRELIMINARIES: Thursday, May 25: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME|
|Women’s Shot Put||First Round||42. Simisola Akinrinsola: 46’0.75”/14.04m|
|Women’s Long Jump||First Round||40. Anthaya Charlton: 18’10”/5.74m (4.2)|
|Women’s 100H||First Round||1. Masai Russell: 12.40Q (4.9)
18. Yasmin Brooks: 13.15Q (2.6)
39. Shadajah Ballard: 13.66 (1.8)
|Women’s Pole Vault||First Round||13. Siobhan Szerencsits: 13’6.25”/4.12m|
|Women’s 100m||First Round||6. Anthaya Charlton: 11.10Q (2.1)
28. Victoria Perrow: 11.39 (2.6)
|Women’s 400m||First Round||32. Megan Moss: 53.87|
|Women’s 800m||First Round||10. Deanna Martin: 2:05.49q | SB
17. Sydney Steely: 2:06.37q
25. Jenna Schwinghamer: 2:06.96
36. Phoebe McCowan: 2:08.38
40. Bryanna Lucas: 2:09.21
|Women’s 400H||First Round||9. Masai Russell: 57.57Q|
|Women’s 200m||First Round||6. Karimah Davis: 22.67Q (2.4)|
|NCAA EAST PRELIMINARIES: Friday, May 26: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME|
|Men’s Discus||First Round||34. Josh Sobota: 172’5”/52.57m|
|Men’s 4×100 Relay||Quarterfinals||18. Langston Jackson, Kennedy Lightner, Brandon Miller, Brian Faust: 40.39|
|Men’s 400m||Quarterfinals||6. Wayne Lawrence Jr.: 46.36Q
8. Brian Faust: 46.67q
|Men’s 200m||Quarterfinals||2. Kennedy Lightner: 19.90Q (4.8)
21. Brandon Miller: 20.95 (2.2)
|Men’s 4×400 Relay||Quarterfinals||2. Wayne Lawrence Jr., Brian Faust, Justin Swann, Kennedy Lightner: 3:05.20Q|