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Three Sprinters Qualify For 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships
Kaila Barber earned her ticket to the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships following her sixth-place performance in the 400m hurdles.
 
Kaila Barber earned her ticket to the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships following her sixth-place performance in the 400m hurdles.

May 26, 2012

MEET CENTRAL

DAY TWO RESULTS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The University of Notre Dame track and field team excelled in the sprint portion of Friday’s racing, with Kaila Barber and Megan Yanik (400m hurdles) as well as Patrick Feeney (400m dash) earning berths into the NCAA Outdoor Championships after their performances at the NCAA East Preliminary Round at Hodges Stadium on the campus of the University of North Florida.

The final day of competition gets underway with the men’s pole vault at 11 a.m. Saturday. Senior Kevin Schipper will look to punch his second ticket to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in his career. He was named an All-American in 2010.

COMPLETE RESULTS

WOMEN’S 400M HURDLES

Kaila Barber posted the strongest showing of the day among Irish competitors, qualifying for the NCAA Outdoor Championship following her sixth-place showing in the 400m hurdles in 57.90. She becomes the first Irish woman to qualify in the event since Nadia Schmeidt in 1997.

Megan Yanik made it two-for-two in qualifying for the NCAA Outdoor Championship, placing 11th in 58.24. It is the first NCAA appearance for Yanik and marks the first event for the Notre Dame women in which more than one Irish participant has qualified since ’06 when both Molly Huddle and Stephanie Madia qualified in the 5,000m run.

MEN’S 400M DASH

Patrick Feeney advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Championship after finishing 11th in the 400m dash in 46.27. Feeney ends a near 40-year drought for the Irish at the NCAAs in that event, becoming the first to qualify for the NCAA Championship since Bill Boyle in 1964.

WOMEN’S POLE VAULT

Kelly Burke took 21st with a vault of 3.80m (12-5.50 ft.).

MEN’S 100M DASH

Josh Atkinson placed 22nd with a time of 10.51 seconds.

WOMEN’S 100M HURDLES

Jade Barber finished 28th with a time of 13.53 seconds.

WOMEN’S 3,000M STEEPLECHASE

McKinzie Schulz captured 38th with a time of 10:39.54.

WOMEN’S HIGH JUMP

Maddie Buttinger took 39th with a jump of 1.67m.

WOMEN’S 200M DASH

Aijah Urssery finished 39th with a time of 24.36 seconds.

MEN’S 3,000M STEEPLECHASE

Jordan Carlson placed 41st with a time of 9:17.46.

MEN’S HAMMER THROW

Andrew Hills took 45th with a toss of 53.01m (173-11 ft.).

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February 6
NTS
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Notre Dame, Ind.
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February 12
NTS
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
RECAP
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NTS
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Ames, Iowa
February 13
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Ames, Iowa
February 13
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February 26
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February 27
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
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March 11
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 12
All Day
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March 18
All Day
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Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 19
All Day
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Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 25
3:00 PM
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Atlanta, Ga.
March 25
All Day
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March 26
10:00 AM
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Atlanta, Ga.
March 26
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Raleigh, N.C.
April 1
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Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
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Palo Alto, Calif.
April 8
TBA
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Tempe, Ariz.
April 9
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Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 16
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ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky.
April 22
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Charlottesville, Va.
April 23
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Virginia Challenge
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April 28
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Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 28
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Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
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Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
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Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 30
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Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 30
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Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
May 6
3:00 PM
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Bloomington, Ind.
May 14
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 15
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 16
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 26
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 27
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NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 28
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NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
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Eugene, Ore.
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Eugene, Ore.
June 10
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NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 11
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NCAA Outdoor Championships
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