Nebraska’s Track Qualifiers Head to Oregon to Compete This Week

Nebraska’s qualifiers to the NCAA Outdoor Championships will head to Eugene, Oregon, this week to compete at historic Hayward Field Wednesday through Saturday.
The Huskers earned 11 bids to the national meet, including nine on the men’s team and two on the women’s team.

NU athletes qualified for 10 individual events as well as one relay at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, held two weeks ago in Sacramento, California.
Competition for Nebraska athletes begins on Wednesday when Nick Percy will compete in the hammer throw finals at 4 p.m. (CT). Antoine Lloyd and Luke Siedhoff will run in the semifinals of the 110-meter hurdles at 7:32 p.m., while Moujtaba Mohammed will run in the 800-meter run semifinals at 8:14 p.m. The men’s 4×400-meter relay team will run in the semifinal round at 9:48 p.m.

The two qualifiers from the NU women’s team will be in action on Thursday, as Brittni Wolczyk will compete in the javelin throw at 7:15 p.m. and Raynesha Lewis will compete in the long jump at 7:30 p.m.

On Friday, Landon Bartel will compete in the men’s high jump at 7 p.m., Percy and Carlos Davis will be in action in the men’s discus at 7:05 p.m., and Kaiwan Culmer will compete in the triple jump at 7:40 p.m. The finals for the 110-meter hurdles (8:12 p.m.), 800-meter run (8:44 p.m.) and 4×400-meter relay (9:51 p.m.) are also set for Friday.