By Layne Weitzel, TTU Sports Information
INDIANAPOLIS – Five Golden Eagles will continue their 2017-18 collegiate track & field seasons in next week's NCAA East Preliminary, as announced by the NCAA on Thursday.
D'Airrien Jackson, Micayla Rennick, Khemani Roberts, Na'Asha Robinson and Purity Sanga all secured top-48 qualifying marks and times and will represent Tech in four events at the preliminary in Tampa, Florida.
The NCAA East and West Preliminaries are the final stage before the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in June. Qualifiers from the two regional preliminaries will move on to the national meet.
The University of South Florida and the Tampa Bay Sports Commission will jointly host the NCAA East Preliminary from Thursday, May 24 through Saturday, May 26 at the USF Track & Field Stadium.
|ATHLETE||EVENT||TIME/MARK||RANK IN EAST|
|D'Airrien Jackson||400m dash||53.42||38th|
|Khemani Roberts||high jump||1.77m/5'9¾"||24th|
|Na'Asha Robinson||200m dash||23.02||14th|