NC State Sends Eight to USA Track & Field Championships
June 18, 2013
Seniors Ryan Hill (1,500-meter run), Brian Himelright (steeplechase) and Kris Kornegay-Gober (high jump) will line up in the championship meet with hopes of earning spots to represent Team USA at the IAAF World Championships, which will take place August 10-18 in Moscow, Russia.
The four additional student-athletes representing NC State will compete in the junior championships. That list includes freshmen Alexis Perry (100-meter hurdles), Ariah Graham (400-meter dash), Megan Moye (1,500-meter run) and Craig Engels (1,500-meter run). The top finishers in the junior championships will advance to Medellin, Colombia to compete August 23-25.
Dates and projected start times for NC State’s entrees are as follows:
Thursday, June 20
Friday, June 21
2:10 p.m. (ET) –>Megan Moye – junior women’s 1,500-meter prelims
2:30 p.m. (ET) –>Craig Engels – junior men’s 1,500-meter prelims
2:55 p.m. (ET) –>Ariah Graham – junior women’s 400-meter dash prelims
5:10 p.m. (ET) – Brian Himelright – men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase prelims
Saturday, June 22