Redshirt freshman Tremanisha Taylor qualified for the NCAA Championships in her second event on Friday, as she and senior teammate Brittany Hampton both earned spots in the women's discus.
At the NCAA East Region track and field preliminaries, redshirt freshman Tremanisha Taylor and sophomore Nathaniel Williams finished third in the women's discus and the men's shot put and will advance to the NCAA championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Junior Andie Cozzarelli finishes fourth in the 10,000 meters for her second trip to championships. Junior Ryan Hill advances to Saturday's quarterfinals of the men's 1,500 meters.
All-Americans Ryan Hill, Kenyetta Iyevbele and Andie Cozzarelli will all see action on Thursday in the three-day event in Jacksonville, Fla.
A total of 23 athletes, including three who qualified for two events, will participate at next week's NCAA East Regional preliminaries in Jacksonville, Fla. All-Americans Kenyetta Iyevbele, Andie Cozzarelli and Ryan Hill lead the large field of Wolfpack representatives.
All-Americans Ryan Hill in the men's 1,500 meters, Kenyetta Iyevbele in the women's 800 meters break their own school marks Sunday night a the Wolfpack Last Chance Qualifier at Paul Derr Track. The Wolfpack also has strong field performances by junior triple jumper Jazueline Daniels and discus thrower Nathaniel Williams in the final meet of the regular season.
NCAA REGIONAL QUALIFIER
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