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Tyler Mayforth | USTFCCCA | July 25, 2016

17 T&F student-athletes are headed to Rio with USA

  17 NCAA student-athletes have already quailfied for the Rio Olympics in track and field events.

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:

Name Institution Event
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
Zach Ziemek Wisconsin Decathlon

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Female track & field student-athletes competing in Rio:

Name Institution Event
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
Kendell Williams Georgia Heptathlon

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