Brandon BerrioAssistant Communications Director
BATON ROUGE – LSU will send a combined 15 participants to the 2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships March 9-10 at the Gilliam Indoor Track stadium in College Station, Texas.
WatchESPN.com will stream the meet live starting at 6:30 p.m. ET March 9 and starting at 5 p.m. ET March 10. A re-air of the championship will take place starting at 7 p.m. ET Sunday, March 11 on ESPN2.
Women’s EntriesMikiah Brisco, a finalist for the Bowerman Watch List, heads into the NCAA meet with the top seed in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.10. Her teammates Aleia Hobbs (7.12), Kortnei Johnson (7.18) and Cassondra Hall (7.23) also earned entries as they rank second, fourth and 11th in the nation.
In addition to the success in the 60 meter, Brisco is second in the nation in the 200 meter with a time of 22.81. Johnson qualified for the 200 meter as well with a time of 22.85 in the event for sixth in the country.
Tonea Marshall and Brittley Humphrey also earned spots individually in the 60 meter hurdles. Marshall ranks seventh with a time of 8.04 and Humphrey checks in at 14th with a time of 8.09.
The 4×400 relay team of Rachel Misher, Kymber Payne, Hall, and Zakiya Denoon which won the SEC championship last weekend owns the fourth-fastest time in the nation at 3:30.85.
Men’s EntriesJaron Flournoy, the SEC bronze medalist in the 200 meter dash, is the top qualifier for the Tigers with a time of 20.62 for 11th in the nation. He’s joined by Correion Mosby in the 200 meter at 20.70.
Damion Thomas took home the SEC bronze medal in the 60 meter hurdles and qualified for the NCAA meet with a seed time of 7.75 for 12th in the nation.
Freshman JaVaughn Blake qualified for his first NCAA Championship meet in the high jump and long jump after scoring at SEC Championships.
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