No. 4 Razorbacks Qualify 22 for NCAA West Preliminary

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.  – The University of Arkansas men’s track and field team qualified 22 athletes to compete in 16 events at the 2014 NCAA Track and Field West Preliminary. The preliminary meet will be hosted by the Razorbacks at John McDonnell Field, May 29-31.

The No. 4 Razorbacks are fresh off the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships, finishing runner-up with three individual champions. Arkansas heads into the NCAA West Preliminary with 22 individuals competing in 16 events, including the 4x100 and 4x400 relays.

Senior Anthony May enters the meet with the top triple jump mark at 53-0.75 and the No. 3 high jump mark at 7-3.75. In total, the Razorbacks have 12 top-10 performances heading into the preliminary meet.

NCAA West Preliminary Individual Qualifiers (By Athlete)

Neil Braddy: 400m, 4x4, 4x1
Larry Donald: 400H
Dwayne Golbek: High Jump
Gabe Gonzalez: 10,000m
Solomon Haile: 5,000m
Eric Hawkins: 4x1
Raymond Higgs: Long Jump, Triple Jump
Andrew Irwin: Pole Vault
Eric Janise: 400m
Stanley Kebenei: Steeplechase, 5,000m
Noah Kittelson: High Jump
Jarrion Lawson: Long Jump, 4x1, 4x4
Ken LeGassey: High Jump
Anthony May: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump
Omar McLeod: 110H, 400H, 4x1
Pete Mirocke: Javelin
Andrew Pisechko: 800m
Clive Pullen: Triple Jump
Devin Randall: Shot Put, Discus
Patrick Rono: 800m
Travis Southard: 4x4
Tomas Squella: 800m

NCAA West Preliminary Individual Qualifiers (By Event)

400m: Braddy, Janise
800m: Rono, Squella, Pisechko
Steeplchase: Kebenei
5,000m: Haile, Kebenei
10,000m: Gonzalez
110H: McLeod
400H: McLeod, Donald
4x100: Hawkins, Lawson, Braddy, McLeod
4x400: Lawson, Southard, McLeod, Braddy
High Jump: May, Kittelson, LeGassey, Golbek
Pole Vault: Irwin
Long Jump: Higgs, Lawson, May
Triple Jump: May, Pullen, Higgs
Shot Put: Randall
Discus: Randall
Javelin: Mirocke

Information regarding the NCAA West Preliminary at John McDonnell field, May 29-31, can be found at For more information on Razorback Track & Field, follow @RazorbackTF on Twitter.  

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