Men’s Track and Field Caps NCAA Preliminaries in High Fashion
Jacksonville, Florida – The LSU’s No.1 ranked men’s track and field program added 10 more entries for the 2021 NCAA Championships on day three of the NCAA East preliminaries at Hodges Stadium on Friday. The LSU men will travel to Eugene, Ore. For the NCAA Championships with 15 total entries in two weeks.
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In the jumps, JuVaughn Harrison and Sean Dixon-Bodie do a quick job in their respective events. Harrison had to cross three bars and a final height of 7 ‘2.25 “(2.19 meters) to solidify his NCAA Championship spot at Eugene in the high jump; the 7’ 2.25” clearance matched the Hodges Stadium facilities record. Dixon-Bodie landed a 53 ‘5 “(16.28 meters) triple jump on his second attempt of the day to finish third out of 48 competitors and advance to the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the first time in his career .
LSU’s best track performance of the day came from native Zachary and true freshman Sean ‘Squirrel’ Burrell. He circled the track once while clearing 10 obstacles en route to win his quarterfinal with a personal best 48.86. This has propelled him to the top of the NCAA, ranks No.8 in the world this season, is a Hodges Stadium facility record and ranks No.3 on the all-time roster at LSU. This will be Burrell’s first trip to the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
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In the 110-meter hurdles, it was Eric Edwards Jr. (13.50 w) and Damion Thomas (13.60) who advanced to the quarterfinals and for the NCAA Championship venue with automatic qualifying spots in the top three of their quarterfinals.
Terrance Laird and Noah williams, both members of The Bowerman Watch List, had a productive day. Laird qualified for the NCAA Championships in 100 yards and 200 yards with windy weather of 10.00 and 19.94, respectively. Noah williams sailed to a quarterfinal victory with a time of 45.43 to advance.
LSU also advanced two relays to the NCAA Championship Finals venue with the 4×100-meter relay and the 4×400-meter relay. In the 4x100m relay, the quartet of Dylan peebles, Noah williams, Akanni Hislop, and Terrance Laird circled the track in 38.85 seconds to win their race and advance.
The quartet of Dorian camel, Noah williams, Tyler terry and Sean ‘Squirrel’ Burrell clocked a time of 3: 02.14 in the 4×400-meter relay to earn his place at the NCAA Championships.
Arthur Price III – 110m hurdles – 13.88w – 17th
Akanni Hislop – 100 meters – 10.19w – 19th
The No. 1 ranked LSU women return to competition for day four of the NCAA East preliminaries on Saturday. A live stream of Saturday’s action can be viewed on unfospreys.com.