Stewart Finishes Season At NCAA Championships
Among Nation’s Elite Athletes, Stewart Places 22nd
EUGENE, Ore. – Graduate student Chastity Stewart ended her collegiate season with two 22nd place finishes in the 100-meter hurdles and the 400m hurdles Thursday night at the 2016 NCAA track & field championships at Hayward Field.
Stewart started nationals competing in the 100-meter hurdles and lined up in the third heat finishing with a time of 13.42, placing 22nd. Stewart finished with the 400m hurdles and was in the second heat coming in 22nd place with a time of 59.49.
“An outstanding season and career for an even better person in Chastity Stewart,” head coach Carl Sheffield said. “She represented herself, her family, and this university with the utmost pride. She set the standard for female track and field student-athletes to follow in the years to come.”
Stewart completes her final season with the Mean Green holding the top five fastest times in the 400-meter hurdles and two of the five fastest times in the 100m hurdles. She became the second student-athlete and the first since 1980 to qualify for nationals in two events.