NCAA East Preliminary Track & Field Championships Fields Announced

May 21, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Kentucky track and field teams will have 38 entries at next week's NCAA East Preliminary Championships, as the meet's field was announced on Thursday.

The fifth-ranked UK women's team tied its school-record with 25 entries. UK had the same number of entries at last season's East Preliminary Championships.  Kentucky has the fifth most women's entries in the nation behind Oregon (33), Texas A&M (30), USC (29) and Arkansas (26).

The men's team has 13 entries into the East Preliminary Championships.

In total, 28 Wildcats (15 women, 13 men) will travel to North Florida's Hodges Stadium for the right to advance to the semifinal and final rounds of the NCAA Championships. Texas's Mike A. Myers Stadium will serve as the host site for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds also being held next weekend.

For each individual event contested at each of the preliminary sites, the top 48 declared student-athletes were accepted into the competition. For each relay event, the top 24 declared relay teams were accepted into the competition. Combined events (Heptathlon and Decathlon), are not contested at the Preliminary sites.

The top 12 performers at each preliminary site advance to the NCAA Championships -- hosted for the third year in a row at Oregon's Hayward Field -- June 10-13.

For the heptathlon and decathlon, the top 24 declared student-athletes in each event based on their position on the national descending-order list were accepted into the Championships. Kentucky had no entries in multi-events.

Six women are entered in multiple events. All of UK's men's entries are entered In one event each.

The NCAA East Preliminary Championships begin on May 28, and continue through May 30.


Seed. Name: Seed Time/Mark
1. Dezerea Bryant: 11.23
9. Dominique Booker: 11.32
14. Keilah Tyson: 11.32
34. Javianne Oliver: 11.53


2. Dezerea Bryant: 22.65
18. Dominique Booker: 23.36
25. Keilah Tyson


18. Morganne Phillips: 53.02
27. Jasmine Mitchell: 53.41
34. Angelica Whaley: 53.59


36. Ariah Graham: 2:07.21

100m hurdles

1. Kendra Harrison: 12.50
8. Jacklyn Howell: 13.07

400m hurdles

1. Kendra Harrison: 54.94
2. Leah Nugent: 56.46
32. Daje Pugh: 58.80

4x100m relay
3. Kentucky: 42.85

4x400m relay

5. Kentucky: 3:32.62

Long Jump

5. Sha'Keela Saunders: 21'4.25"/6.52m
6. Kenyattia Hackworth: 21'3.25"/6.48m

Shot Put

18. Adriana Brown: 52'1.75"/15.89m


4. Rebecca Famurewa: 187'5"/57.13m
6. Madison Jacobs: 183'10"/56.03m
32. Adriana Brown: 164'3"/50.36m


7. Rebecca Famurewa: 208'10"/63.65m


Seed. Name: Seed Time/Mark
Men's 800m
12. Keffri Neal: 1.47.38


38. Lou Styles: 3:44.99

3,000m steeeplechase

42. Mackay Wilson: 8:58.46
47. Spencer Hrycay: 8:59.01


7. Robert Sandlin: 13:51.89

110m hurdles

8. Nick Anderson: 13.60

High Jump

11. Justin Kretchmer: 7'0.25/2.14m

Pole Vault

20. Charles Moushey: 17'2.75"/5.25m

Long Jump

33. Terence Boyd:24'7"/7.49m
48. Fred Dorsey III: 23'9"/7.25

Triple Jump

44. Michael Patterson Jr.: 50'1.75"/15.27m

Shot Put

11. Bradley Szypka: 63'11"/19.48m


2. Raymond Dykstra: 254'8"/77.63m