"A lot has changed for me since NCAAs a year ago".
Zallow ran a time of 7.72 seconds to finish behind Florida's Grant Holloway who ran a winning time of 7.58 seconds while Syracuse's Freddie Crittenden III finished second at 7.67 seconds. She qualified in the pentathlon and long jump.
"I've learned from a whole bunch of experiences, race tactics and learning how people race over time", Price-Weimer said. "I know I'm capable of scoring big points if I hit on the right day".
"The crowd was very phenomenal out there", he added. "I'm getting stronger for different events, so now when I'm on the runway for the triple jump it's different". "Once I heard their reaction, my feelings and emotions reacted as well".
"There aren't too many words that can describe it", Williams said. "Just the fact that you get here is very, very special".
Williams is now looking to continue his success into the upcoming outdoor season. "He is not going to back down from any challenge". He won a national title in the fall in cross country. Although the women's team only has one point in the early stages of competition, they will have several opportunities to score tomorrow. She topped the long jump with a leap of 6.36m/20-10.5 before cruising to a 2:22.44 in the 800 to move up one spot from her runner-up finish in 2017.
"Hurdles was definitely the highlight of my day", Gittens said. "It's going to be fun to watch". That is a personal-best and second all-time at Duke.
Leon eventually crossed the finish line in a time of 4 minutes, 8.34 seconds, just under 4 seconds away from the first heat's fourth-place finisher Johan Koech of UTEP.
Hall finished eighth of out a field of 17 vaulters with a jump of 12 feet, 3.5 inches (3.75m) for the first All-American honor of her career. Wally Ellenson ('16), a four-time All-American, was the last Golden Eagle to qualify for the NCAA Track & Field Championships in 2015, where he placed third. "My family came all the way up here to support me, and I had so much fun".
Other point scorers included senior Audie Wyatt and junior Jacob Wooten in the pole vault, who tied for fifth and solo-seventh, respectively. "I tend to listen to a lot of old-school music to relax before a competition".
"Everyone performed really well during the SEC meet and I think they'll continue rolling off that momentum".
"I feel like I've been a little more nervous recently because I'm ranked higher and I know I have a chance to do better".
Going up against US legend Shalane Flanagan, Neale finished third among a crowded field at the UW Indoor Preview with a time of 9:01.96, which stands as the 12th fastest time in the NCAA to this point. "I was fairly close [throughout the race] and had a lot of faith in my kick and chose to hang tight and time it right". "I did that during the SEC meet, I went out hard and still finished really well". "Moving forward to nationals, I think I'm ready". The final qualifier, Ole Miss's Sean Tobin, earned a mark of 4:02.35 to end Leon's NCAA meet. She was also named the UMAC Track Athlete of the Meet for her performance at the conference championships.
However, the women's 800m saw two Aggies make it to Saturday evening's final.
Southern Connecticut State's Destiny Coward won the event with a throw of 68-2.5.
Named the Female Field Athlete of the Meet for the second time at the CCIW Indoor on February 24, Bennett placed 15th and fifth in her two previous appearances at the NCAA Indoor.
The key is the quality Shaver's team has in sprinters Mikiah Brisco, Aleia Hobbs, Kortnei Johnson and Cassondra Hall; hurdlers Tonea Marshall and Brittley Humphrey; and the mile relay.
"Hopefully the freshman mistake was made two weeks ago at SEC championships, once you make an NCAA championship you are not a freshman anymore", Arop said.
Solomon is set to compete in the 400m preliminary heats on Friday at 7:25 p.m. (EST) with the finals scheduled for Saturday at 5:50 p.m. (EST).