TRACK AND FIELD: ASU sending record contingent to NCAA preliminary

Posted: May 18, 2018 at 1:57 a.m.

Arkansas State University has a school-record 21 entries among 15 athletes headed to Sacramento, Calif., for the NCAA West preliminary round May 24-26 at Hornet Stadium.

This marks the fourth consecutive season that the Red Wolves will have entrants in 15 or more events.

Caitland Smith (100 meters/200 meters), Briana Hardiman (400), Darragh May (100 hurdles/high jump), Babette Vandeput (discus) and Calea Carr (discus/hammer throw) have qualified for the women's meet. Jaylen Bacon (100/200), Elijah Ross (100/200), Heinrich Herbst (800), Jamil Peeples (110 hurdles), Nick Hilson (400 hurdles), David Phillips (high jump), Michael Carr (pole vault), Carter Shell (long jump), Itamar Levi (shot put/discus) and Cristian Ravar Ladislau (hammer throw) will compete on the men's side.