Seven Gauchos Headed to Sacramento for NCAA West Regional Meet

Seven Gauchos Headed to Sacramento for NCAA West Regional Meet

Santa Barbara, Calif. - Seven UC Santa Barbara track and field athletes will be heading to Sacramento this week for the NCAA West Regional Meet scheduled to take place from May 24th - May 26th. The meet will be hosted at Sacramento State at Hornet Stadium, host site of the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Trials as well as the 2014 US Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

 

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Meet Schedule

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The West Regional Meet will act as a qualifying round for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships taking place June 6th - June 9th in Eugene, Oregon. The top 48 athletes and the top 24 relay teams from each of the two regions (with the East Regional taking place at the University of Souther Flordia) will be vying to garner a top-12 spot in their respective events to qualify for nationals, totaling out to 24 individual spots and 24 relay spots up for grabs.

 

UCSB Competitors and Start Times (PST)

Hope Bender (400m Hurdles) Thursday, May 24th, 5:30 pm, (100m Hurdles) Friday, May 25th, 5:00 pm

6 Heats. Advance top 3 from each heat plus next 6 times to quarter final. Advance top 3 from each quarter final plus next best 3 times to Eugene.

Jarett Chinn (800m) Thursday, May 24th, 8:00 pm

6 Heats. Advance top 3 from each heat plus next 6 times to quarter final. Advance top 3 from each quarter final plus next best 3 times to Eugene.

Kiely Gode (Long Jump) Thursday, May 24th, 7:30 pm

4 seeded flights. Random jump order. Single round. 3 attempts. Advance top 12 placers from final to Eugene. No ties.

Kordell Hampton (Discus Throw) Friday, May 25th, 1:00 pm

3 seeded flights. Random throw order. Single round. 3 attempts. Advance top 12 placers from final to Eugene. No ties.

Jenna Hinkle (1500m) Thursday, May 24th, 6:00 pm, (5000m) Saturday, May 26th, 8:45 pm

4 Heats. Advance top 5 from each heat plus next 4 times to quarter final. Advance top 5 from each quarter final plus next 2 best times to Eugene.

Myles McDonald (400m Hurdles) Thursday, May 24th, 4:00 pm

6 Heats. Advance top 3 from each heat plus next 6 times to quarter final. Advance top 3 from each quarter final plus next best 3 times to Eugene.

Chase Tarr (Javelin) Saturday, May 26th, 12:00 pm

3 seeded flights. Random throw order. Single round. 3 attempts. Advance top 12 placers from final to Eugene. No ties.


There will be live updates throughout the meet on the team's Facebook and Twitter. Check back on UCSBGauchos.com for full recap.