The Triton Track and Field team opened up their outdoor season this weekend at the University of Arkansas Spring Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas at John McDonnell Field. The Tritons had strong showings as they qualified for the National Championships in 15 events. Iowa Central had three event winners at the meet, with Cameron Mustafa's winning triple jump with a mark of 14.02m; Courtney Lindsey's winning 100 Meter Dash with a time of 10.36; and Lea Grady's winning Shot Put with a throw of 14.21m.
New National Qualifiers for the Tritons were:
Courtney Lindsey – 100 Meter Dash, 200 Meter Dash
Ethan Smith – 400 Meter Dash
Thomas Bryant – 800 Meter Run
Awet Yohannes – 1500 Meter Run
Noah Bundrock – Steeple Chase
Akeem Bradshaw – Long Jump
Caden Fenchel – Shot Put
Tyler Lienau – Discus & Hammer
Women's 4 x 100 Meter Relay – Jocelyn Huffman, Tatyana McKenzie, Tamara Roby, Marjanae Coley
Lea Grady – Shot Put
Maddie Schmoker – Shot Put, Hammer
The Tritons return to action this Friday at the Washington University Distance Carnival in St. Louis, Missouri.