2016 Olympics: 17 USA NCAA track and field student-athletes are headed to Rio
NEW ORLEANS — With so many collegians in the mix for a spot on Team USA following outstanding performances at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field, here’s a list of those collegians heading to Rio de Janeiro in their respective individual events.
This will be updated as more and more American collegians punch their ticket to the Olympic Games.
Competition at Hayward Field continues through Sunday, July 10 with the finals of the men’s 1500.
Note: This list doesn’t yet include those athletes named to relay pools or those granted entry by the IAAF.
Male track & field student-athletes competing in Rio:
|Bradley Adkins||Texas Tech||High Jump|
|Devon Allen||Oregon||110 Hurdles|
|Ryan Crouser||Texas||Shot Put|
|Jarrion Lawson||Arkansas||Long Jump|
|Clayton Murphy||Akron||800 Meters|
|Byron Robinson||Texas||400 Hurdles|
Female track & field student-athletes competing in Rio:
|Kelsey Card||Wisconsin||Discus Throw|
|Courtney Frerichs||New Mexico||Steeplechase|
|Maggie Malone||Texas A&M||Javelin Throw|
|Keturah Orji||Georgia||Triple Jump|
|DeAnna Price||Southern Illinois||Hammer Throw|
|Raven Saunders||Mississippi||Shot Put|
|Deajah Stevens||Oregon||200 Meters|
|Shelbi Vaughan||Texas A&M||Discus Throw|
|Lexi Weeks||Arkansas||Pole Vault|