Ag Track To Take 24 To NCAA's

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Sacramento, Calif. – Texas A&M advanced seven additional athletes in individual events to the NCAA Track & Field Championships based on season performances when the NCAA committee released the final qualifiers after regional meets took place this past weekend.

Joining the 10 A&M automatic individual qualifiers, along with three Aggie relays, in Sacramento, California, are Porscha Lucas (100, 200), Elizabeth Adeoti (100), Katie Baker (400), Justin Oliver (400), Yasmine Regis (triple jump), Michelle Inocencio (javelin), and Jessica Wingfield (javelin). An automatic qualifier in the triple jump, Ashika Charan was also added to the long jump field.

Including alternates for the relay events the Aggie group will number 24 athletes for 17 events at the national meet – 15 women for 12 events and nine men for five events.

The NCAA Championships will take place from Wednesday, June 6 to Saturday, June 9 at Hornet Stadium on the campus of Sacramento State. Live television coverage of the meet will be offered by CSTV on Friday, June 8 from 7 to 10 p.m. and on CBS from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Following is a roster of Texas A&M athletes entered in the NCAA Championships with the events they will contest.

Women (15 athletes, 2 relays, 12 events)

Elizabeth Adeoti – 100, 4 x 100

Katie Baker – 400, 4 x 400

Ashika Charan – long jump, triple jump

Simone Facey – 100, 200, 4 x 100

Rachel Foster – 4 x 100

Tresha Henry – 100 hurdles, 4 x 100, 4 x 400

Michelle Inocencio - javelin

Porscha Lucas – 100, 200, 4 x 100

Kasey Onwuchekwa – shot put

Yasmine Regis – triple jump

Clora Williams – 400, 4 x 400

Jennifer Williams – 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles

Jessica Wingfield - javelin

Caroline Wolf – high jump

Sandy Wooten – 4 x 400

Men (9 athletes, 1 relay, 5 events)

Richard Adu-Bobie – 100

Morquise Cleveland – 4 x 400

Chris Dykes – 4 x 400

Bryant McCombs – 4 x 400

Justin Oliver – 400

Marcus Pitre – 4 x 400

A.C. Robinson – 4 x 400

Nick Robinson – 400 hurdles

Zuheir Sharif – triple jump