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Sunday, June 01, 2008 | Track & Field
Valley Automatically Qualifies 20 for NCAA Track & Field Championship
Twenty Missouri Valley Conference athletes have punched tickets to the 2008
Performers placing in the top-five of an individual event or relay teams claiming top-three finishes at the regional meet earn automatic qualification into the
MVC athletes not achieving automatic qualification through the regional meets are eligible for an at-large selection in the field. Selections are based on the following from the
After the automatic qualifiers (top five declared student-athletes in individual events, top three declared relays based upon regional performance) have been identified, the committee will place the next seven declared student-athletes/relay teams (plus ties based on place) in each event based upon regional performance into the national at-large pool.
The at-large pool student-athletes are then listed in order of their best performance of the year, including any best marks established at the regional meet. The committee will fill the field in each event by starting at the top of the at-large pool until the cap of 544 student-athletes per gender is reached.
Raven Cepeda decathlon
Dorian Ulrey, UNI 1500m
Erica Moore, Indiana State 400 hurdles
Dani Stipe, UNI heptathlon
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