Tuesday, May 16, 2017

MSSU track and field teams qualify 10 for 12 events at NCAA Championships

(From MSSU Lions Athletic News)

The Missouri Southern men's and women's track and field teams have qualified ten individuals for 12 events at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

The National Championships will take place on May 25-27 in Bradenton, Fla. at the IMG Academy.

The Southern men qualified six individuals in eight events. Bryan Burns qualified in both the shot put and discus, while Daniel Hernandez and Derek Webb both qualified in the javelin.

Vincent Kiprop qualified in the 5k and 10k, while Morgan Hold qualified in the pole vault and Jordyn Manier qualified in the long jump.

The women qualified four individuals in four events. Desirea Buerge qualified in the discus, while Allie Heckemeyer qualified in the triple jump. Emily Presley qualified in the pole vault, while Morgan Smith qualified in the 100m hurdles.

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