Mean Green Heads South For NCAA West Prelims




DENTON, Texas (5/22/13) – The North Texas will begin competition at the 2013 NCAA West Preliminary Round on Thursday, May 23, at the Mike A Myers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas.

Steven White leads the Mean Green with a third-place seeding in the 400-meter hurdles. White qualified for the preliminary round in a school-record time of 49.93 at the SBC Championships.

White runs in the third-of-six heats of the men’s 400-meter hurdles, which kickoffs at 5 p.m. White needs to finish in the top three of his heat to advance to the quarterfinals of the meet.

Jo Adams grabbed a tenth-place seed in the women’s 1,500-meter run. Adams qualified for the preliminary round in a school record 4:16.20 at the Mt. SAC Relays.

Adams participates in the first-of-four heats of the 1,500 meters that begins at 5:30 p.m. The top-five of each heat plus the next four times will advance to the quarterfinals of the meet.

Distance runner Matt Russ qualified for the men’s 1,500-meter run with a third-place finish at the Long Beach State Invitational and a time of 3:46.55.

Russ runs in the third-of-four heats of the men’s 1,500 meters. The event starts at 6 p.m. The top-five of each heat plus the next four times will advance to the quarterfinals of the meet.

Sprinter Ashley Harrison qualified for the women’s 400-meter dash in a personal best 53.74 at the SBC Outdoor Championships.

Harrison will run in the fourth-of six heats that begin at 7:20 p.m. Harrison looks to finish in the top-three of her heat to advance to the quarterfinals of the meet.

Clint Collins qualified for the men’s 400-meter dash with a personal best 46.85. Collins is running in the fifth-of-six heats of the event that start at 7:45 p.m. Collins needs to finish in the top three of his heat to advance to the quarterfinals of the meet.

The NCAA West Preliminary Round begins on Thursday, May 23, at the Mike A Myers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas and runs through Saturday, May 25. Mean Green fans can watch the meet live at CBS Sports or keep track via live results


 

 

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