College track roundup: Huskers’ Carlos Davis fourth in discus at West Regional; brother joins him as NCAA qualifier along with women’s hurdlers
Nebraska senior Carlos Davis finished fourth in the discus Friday at the NCAA West Regional on Friday in Sacramento, California, with a top effort of 191 feet, 11 inches.
The Huskers’ Khalil Davis, Carlos’ twin brother, finished 10th and Burger Lambrechts was 16th.
Nebraska’s Jasmine Barge and Michaela Peskova qualified for the NCAA outdoor championships in the 400 hurdles.
Barge, a senior, finished ninth in 57.38 seconds, and Peskova, a junior, tied for 10th in 57.46. They advanced to the national meet next month in Austin, Texas.
Nebraska’s Chanel Freeman finished 10th in the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Freeman finished in :13.11 to advance to Saturday’s competition.
On the men’s side, Nebraska’s Luke Siedhoff also was a Saturday qualifier with a 14th-place finish in :13.88 in the 110 hurdles.
Four Husker women qualified for the NCAA outdoor championships on Thursday. Chase Wolinski was second in the javelin, with NU teammates Brittni Wolczyk eighth and Sydney Otto 10th; Shylia Riley punched her ticket with a leap of 20 feet, ¼-inch in the long jump, good for 12th.
Concordia women in second; Doane earns three All-Americans: Samantha Liermann of Concordia won a national championship in the shot put with a throw of 50 feet, 5¼ inches on Friday at the NAIA Outdoor National Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Her performance helped the Bulldogs move into second place with 23 points, eight behind British Columbia. The 4x400-meter relay team of Rachel Battershell, Sarah Lewis, Jamie Nikodym and Jacee Pfeifer qualified for Saturday’s final with a time of 3 minutes, 50.82 seconds.
The Concordia men’s 4x800 relay team of Nathan Matters, Christian Van Cleave, Thomas Taylor and Josiah McAllister finished fourth in 7:37.49 to earn All-American status.
Kate Grint, Jaysa Hoins and Levi Sudbeck earned All-American honors for Doane. Grint took fourth place in the shot put with a throw of 47-feet, 1-inch. Hoins earned seventh in the women’s triple jump with a leap of 39-½. Subdeck posted a score of 6,622 in the decathlon to earn fifth place nationally.
Bartling takes 13th in discus for UNK: Jacob Bartling of Nebraska-Kearney had a 165-foot, 7-inch throw in the discus Friday to finish in 13th place at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships in Kingsville, Texas. He’ll compete in the shot put on Saturday, along with Mackenzie Crowder and Tiara Schmidt from the women’s team.
Dolincheck places fifth in shot put for NWU: In the second day of the NCAA Division Outdoor Championships in Geneva, Ohio, Nebraska Wesleyan thrower Dayton Dolincheck took fifth place with a toss of 46-foot, 6¾ inches. Dolincheck’s throw was a career-best and was good for sixth on the all-time NWU charts. Kaylee and Elizabeth Jones also qualified for the finals in the 400 meters. Kaylee ran a time of 55.51 seconds, good for second in qualification. Elizabeth was sixth in qualifying in :56.16.