EUGENE, OR. — There were 10 women's semifinal competitions on Thursday of the Division I outdoor track and field championships. The women's champions were determined in the following events: the 10000 meters, hammer, pole vault, javelin, long jump and shot put. In addition, the men's decathlon champion was crowned today. Here's what you may have missed.
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Here are today's champions:
California's Camryn Rogers set a new collegiate record en route to winning the 2022 Division I women's hammer title. Rogers threw 77.67 meters on her fifth throw, breaking her own collegiate and championship record. Rogers' previous collegiate record was 76.46 meters; she now owns the top 11 collegiate hammer marks.
Overall, Rogers has now won three consecutive women's hammer championships.
Florida's Jasmine Moore won the women's long jump. Moore led the field with her 6.72-meter jump. With the win, she completed the sweep of the 2022 indoor and outdoor long jump title.
Texas A&M's Deborah Acquah and Texas' Tyra Gittens finished in second and third, respectively.
Alabama's Mercy Chelangat won the women's 10000 meters title with a time of 32:37.08, winning by more than 12 seconds. Chelangat's win is the first 10,000-meter title in Alabama program history.
Louisville's Gabriela Leon won women's pole vault title with a winning mark of 4.60 meters. Leon's win gives Louisville the first outdoor track and field title in program history
BYU's Ashton Riner won the women's javelin title with a winning throw of 58.24 meters. It's the first-ever javelin national title in BYU history and the first women's field title for the Cougars since 1992.
Ohio State's Adelaide Aquilla won the women's shot put title. She broke the collegiate record with her 19.64-meter mark, beating the rest of the field by over one meter
With the win, Aquilla has won back-to-back outdoor shot put titles and three of the four shot put titles in the last two years.
Arkansas' Ayden Owens-Delerme won the decathlon with a score of 8457. His score tied a meet record, set by Oregon’s Ashton Eaton in 2010.
With the win, Owens-Delerme has completed the 2022 indoor-outdoor combined event sweep; he won the indoor heptathlon during the winter.
Texas' Julien Alfred and Kentucky's Abby Steiner each ran 10.90 to lead all competitors in the 100 meter semifinals. Steiner's time is a new personal best.
Steiner set another personal best in the 200 meters, finishing in 22.02 seconds. Her time tied a meet record set by Florida's Kyra Jefferson in 2017.
.@abbysteiner1 is MOVIN' 💨— UK Track & Field (@KentuckyTrack) June 10, 2022
She ran 22.02Q (+.5 m/s) for a new personal best, new school record and tied the @NCAATrackField Championships meet record!#SteinerSpeed x #UKTF x #NCAATF pic.twitter.com/Vvlc919gwc
400 meter hurdles
Florida's Anna Hall set a school record in the 400 meter hurdles, finishing in 54.48 seconds, the fastest time of any competitor. Kentucky's Masai Russell and Arkansas' Britton Wilson also won their heats.
Great start to the weekend for @annaahalll!— Gators Track and Field & Cross Country (@GatorsTF) June 10, 2022
She is the top qualifier in the 400mH in 54.48!
That's also a new school record and the No. 14 performance all-time in the NCAA!
📺 https://t.co/ptWmsigWHb pic.twitter.com/YHnrUuycZ7
Complete semifinal results
Here are the results from semifinal events today:
- 4x100 Relay | Top finisher: Texas
- 1500 Meters | Top finisher: Sintayehu Vissa, Ole Miss
- 3000 Steeplechase | Top finisher: Logan Jolly, Arkansas
- 100 Hurdles | Top finisher: Alia Armstrong, LSU
- 100 Meters | Top finisher: Julien Alfred, Texas
- 400 Meters | Top finisher: Talitha Diggs, Florida
- 800 Meters | Top finisher: Kristie Schoffield, Boise State
- 400 Hurdles | Top finisher: Anna Hall, Florida
- 200 Meters | Top finisher: Abby Steiner, Kentucky
- 4x400 Relay | Top finisher: Texas
The 2022 Division I outdoor track and field championships continue tomorrow, June 10, with men's finals and the start of the heptathlon.