May 29, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Notre Dame track and field teams will begin competition today in the NCAA East Preliminary Round held at the University of North Florida at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville.
Twenty-seven students have qualified for the preliminary competition after a strong first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The student-athletes are aiming for top-12 finishes in their events in hopes of advancing to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., in two weeks.
The schedule of events kicks off this afternoon with the men’s javelin and women’s hammer throw at noon. Track events begin this evening with the men’s 400m hurdles at 4:30 and the women’s 400m hurdles at 5:00 p.m. Competition will run through 10 p.m. on Saturday (May 31).
Irish fans can find information and results at the Tournament Central page or here on UND.com following each day’s events.
Alexa Aragon, Danielle Aragon, Margaret Bamgbose, Jade Barber, Kaila Barber, Michelle Brown, Amanda Chamblee, Kelly Curran, Vivien Devaney, Mary-Esther Gourdin, Amber Lalla, Emily Morris, Michelle Rotondo, Aijah Urssery, Megan Yanik
--Lauren Chval, Media Relations Assistant