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Twenty-two Bobcats compete in NCAA Preliminary West rounds

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The Texas State Track and field team sent 22 athletes to compete in the NCAA Preliminary West rounds in Lawrence, Kansas.

In the men’s hammer throw, Jordan Huckaby, senior thrower, placed 41st with a throw of 56.10 meters.

De’Quad Binder, senior runner, placed 38th in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:52.32 seconds.

Anthony Johnson, senior runner, Demarcus Porter, sophomore runner, and Lincoln Warren, freshman runner, competed in the 400 meter dash. Porter placed 16th with a time of 46.92 seconds. Johnson turned in a time of 47.78 seconds and came in 35th place. Warren placed 39th and turned in a time of 48.09 seconds.

In the 200 meter dash, Phillip Green, freshman runner, placed 40th with a time of 21.5 seconds.

In the 4×100 meter relay, the men’s team came in 15th place. Cody Schulz, junior runner, Warren, Porter and Green contributed a time of 40.18 seconds.

In the 4×400 meter relay, the men’s team placed 10th. Dexter Lee, junior runner, Johnson, Porter and Warren contributed a time of 3:05.65 seconds.

On the women’s side, Tramesha Hardy placed 15th in the 400 meter dash. She turned in a time of 54.25 seconds. Hardy also competed in the 200 meter dash and placed 32nd with a time of 23.87 seconds.

In the 400 meter hurdles, Sydni Willis, sophomore hurdler, placed 30th with a time of 59.74 seconds.

Kaylee Kreek, freshman hurdler, and Antonisha Stewart, junior hurdler, both competed in the 100 meter hurdles. Stewart turned in a time of 13.66 seconds and placed 30th. Krenek came in 42nd place with a time of 14.10 seconds.

In the 4×100 meter relay, the women’s team did not finish the race. The team consisted of Nia Dorner, junior runner, Krenek, Stewart and Hardy.

In the 4×400 meter relay, the women’s team placed 17th. The team consisted of Amber Gilmore, senior runner, Dorner, Willis and Hardy. They contributed a time of 3:37.99 seconds.

Talore Kelly, senior thrower, competed in the hammer throw and the shot put. In the hammer throw, Kelly placed 26th with a throw of 58.07 meters. In the shot put, she threw 16.06 meters coming in 16th place.

Julie Lange, junior thrower, competed in the discus throw and the shot put. In the discus throw, she placed 21st with a throw of 50.19 meters. In the shot put, Lange placed 26th with 15.49 meters.

Chelsi Decoud and Courtney Johnson, sophomore jumpers, competed in the high jump. Decoud placed first with a jump of 1.80 meters. Johnson came in 30th with 1.66 meters.

In the triple jump, Mylana Hearn, junior jumper, came in 10th place with a jump of 12.85 meters.

Six athletes advanced in the west preliminary rounds and will be competing in the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon. The championships are held from June 8-11.

The men’s 4×400 meter relay team advanced to Eugene. The team consisted of Demarcus Porter, Anthony Johnson, Dexter Lee and Lincoln Warren.

Chelsie Decoud will advance to Eugene in the high jump placing first in the preliminary round.

Mylana Hearn will advance to Eugene in the triple jump.