Women's Track & Field

Three Track Athletes Headed to Finals at NCAA Championships

Three Track Athletes Headed to Finals at NCAA Championships

After two days of preliminary action at the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, three Middlebury athletes have earned spots in Saturday's finals. Seniors Jack Davies, Juliet Ryan-Davis, and Addie Tousley will all race in the finals of their respective events.

On Thursday, Davies easily qualified to the 3,000-meter steeplechase finals, posting the top qualifying time. He recorded a 9:03.49, which was over a second and a half faster than the second place finisher. Davies will now race in the finals on Saturday at 2:10pm central time.

On Friday, Ryan-Davis secured a spot in the 800-meter run finals, by posting a time of 2:09.12. She finished second overall in her heat, earning automatic qualification to the finals. Her event will be run at 4:20pm central time.

Tousley will race in the 5,000-meter run finals, to be held at 5:30pm central. No preliminaries were held in the event. Also competing at the championships for Middlebury was junior Kevin Chu. He raced in the 110-meter hurdles on Friday, posting a time of 15.01 to finish 19th overall.

The event is being hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Live video and live results will be available for all of Saturday's finals action.