A&M To Send 6 Women, 7 Women To NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

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COLLEGE STATION -- The final selections for entry into the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships were completed on Tuesday and the fields are set for the March 14-15 event hosted by the University of Arkansas. Following are the entrants Texas A&M has in the NCAA Championship meet followed by the date and time they will compete in the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

WOMEN

60: Simone Facey, 7.23; Porscha Lucas, 7.27

200: Porscha Lucas, 22.86; Simone Facey, 22.96

400: Jessica Beard, 52.61

60H: Jennifer Williams, 8.25

4 x 400: Texas A&M, 3:34.61 (Sandy Wooten, Jennifer Williams, Simone Facey, Jessica Beard)

LJ: Ashika Charan, 6.25 (20-6 ¼)

TJ: Ashika Charan, 13.27 (43-6 ½)

MEN

60: Gerald Phiri, 6.64

200: Chris Dykes, 20.97

4x400: Texas A&M, 3:06.68 (Justin Oliver, Chris Dykes, Nick Robinson, A.C. Robinson)

LJ: Julian Reid, 7.76 (25-5 ½)

TJ: Zuheir Sharif, 15.93 (52-3 ¼); Julian Reid, 15.78 (51-9 ¼)

NCAA Indoor - A&M Schedule

Friday, March 14

5 p.m. M Long Jump FINAL Reid

5:20 W 60 Hurdles Williams

5:50 W 400 meters Beard

6:15 M 60 meters Phiri

6:30 W 60 meters Facey, Lucas

7:00 W Long Jump FINAL Charan

7:20 M 200 meters Dykes

7:35 W 200 meters Lucas, Facey

8:20 W 60 Hurdles FINAL Williams

8:55 M 200 meter FINAL Dykes

9:05 W 200 meter FINAL Lucas, Facey

Saturday, March 15

5:30 M Triple Jump FINAL Sharif, Reid

6:30 W Triple Jump FINAL Charan

7:05 W 400 meter FINAL Beard

7:15 M 60 meter FINAL Phiri

7:25 W 60 meter FINAL Facey, Lucas

8:05 M 4 x 400 FINAL Texas A&M

8:20 W 4 x 400 FINAL Texas A&M

NCAA Indoor –Top 25 Rankings

WOMEN

Texas A&M women remained No. 5 in the top 25 rankings leading up to this weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championships, which will be held March 14-15 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the Randal Tyson Track Center.

It marks the eighth consecutive week this indoor season for the Aggie women to be listed among the top 10 in the USTFCCCA rankings. Texas A&M reached a high of No. 3 during the second and third release of the rankings and have been No. 5 the past two weeks.

LSU women remained No. 1 in the rankings and are followed by Arizona State, Tennessee, Michigan and Texas A&M in the top five.

Following is the ranking of the top 25 teams: 1. LSU; 2. Arizona State; 3. Tennessee; 4. Michigan; 5. Texas A&M; 6. Kansas; 7. Stanford; 8. Minnesota; 9. Arkansas; 10. Florida; 11. UTEP; 12. Florida State; 13. Penn State; 14. Mississippi; 15. Texas Tech; 16. Texas; 17. Virginia Tech; 18. Washington; 19. South Carolina; 20. Oregon; 21. Arizona; 22. Alabama; 23. Georgia Tech; 24. Southern Illinois; 25. Kentucky.

MEN

Texas A&M men returned to the top 25 rankings going into this weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championships and are currently No. 23, moving up from the No. 34 position they held last week.

Florida State moved from No. 3 to No. 1 this week while Tennessee holds at No. 2. LSU also made a slight move up for No. 3 while last week’s No. 1 Arizona State dropped to No. 4. Arkansas is now No. 5, moving up from a previous ranking of eighth.

Following is the ranking of the top 25 teams: 1. Florida State; 2. Tennessee; 3. LSU; 4. Arizona State; 5. Arkansas; 6. Florida; 7. Stanford; 8. Oregon; 9. Texas; 10. Northern Iowa; 11. Washington; 12. Oklahoma; 13. Texas Tech; 14. Nebraska; 15. Clemson; 16. Arizona; 17. Georgia; 18. Auburn; 19. Kentucky; 20. BYU; 21. Boise State; 22. Kansas; 23. Texas A&M; 24. Villanova; 25. Liberty.