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Monday, March 10, 2008 | Track & Field
Valley Qualifies 13 For NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship
Led by seven qualifiers from MVC men’s and women’s champion UNI, the Missouri Valley Conference will be represented by 13 athletes in this weekend’s NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship in Fayetteville, Ark., hosted by the University of Arkansas. The NCAA released the list of qualifiers today (Mar. 10).
On the men’s side, The Valley is well represented in the men’s heptathlon, boasting a quarter of the field thanks to outstanding efforts at the MVC Championship Meet.
UNI’s Raven Cepeda is the nation’s top qualifier in the event with a 5,906-point performance to his credit. Mat Clark of UNI qualified ninth (5,608),
Other men’s qualifiers include UNI’s
The women’s entrants are headlined by defending NCAA champion
Riley in joined in the championship by UNI’s Rachel Jansen in the shot put, Olimpia Nowak of UNI in the pentathlon, Bianca Stuart of Southern Illinois in the long jump and Indiana State’s Kylie Hutson in the pole vault and Erica Moore in the 800m.
The NCAA Championships will begin on March 14 at the
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