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Track & Field Advances Three to NCAA Championships

With Karlington Anunagba crossing the finish line in 10.17 seconds Friday night at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, Cali... UNT Track & Field will send three student-athletes to the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Track &Field Championships. Anunagba's time of 10.17 in the 100 meters was the fifth-best in heat two and No. 10 overall, giving him the necessary top-12 finish to advance to the national meet. The senior from Lagos, Nigeria, will compete in the men's 100-meter semifinals Wednesday, June 7, at 7:46 p.m. CT. The junior from Houston, Texas, will also compete for the women's shot put championship Thursday, June 8. The three NCAA Championship qualifiers are the most non-relay participants for UNT at Nationals since 1983. The 2023 Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be held June 7-10 at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

Track & Field Advances Three to NCAA Championships

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Withcrossing the finish line in 10.17 seconds Friday night at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, Calif., UNT Track & Field will send three student-athletes to the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.Anunagba's time of 10.17 in the 100 meters was the fifth-best in heat two and No. 10 overall, giving him the necessary top-12 finish to advance to the national meet. The senior from Lagos, Nigeria, will compete in the men's 100-meter semifinals Wednesday, June 7, at 7:46 p.m. CT.placed fourth in the women's shot put first round with a throw of 59-6.75 (18.15m) to move on to the national meet. The junior from Houston, Texas, will compete for the women's shot put championship Thursday, June 8, at 9:30 p.m. CT.had the seventh-best throw in the men's javelin first round, a 231-3 (70.48m) mark that sends him to Austin to compete for a championship. The senior from Bridgetown, Barbados, will compete in the men's javelin final on Wednesday, June 7, at 5:30 p.m. CT.The three NCAA Championship qualifiers is the most non-relay participants for UNT at Nationals since 1983 when Donna Thomas (long jump), Johnny Walker (800 meters), Lynn Howe (400-meter hurdles) and the men's 4x 400-meter relay team (Lynn Howe, Doug Jackson, Richard Pace, Johnny Walker) all advanced to the big stage.The 2023 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be held June 7-10 at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.Be sure to keep an eye on MeanGreenSports.com, follow Mean Green Sports on social media @MeanGreenSports and Mean Green track & field/cross country at @MeanGreenTFXC for all of the latest information.


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