One Finals Qualifier for @HerdTFXC at C-USA Championships
Safiyyah Mitchell Qualifies for Sunday Finals
EL PASO, Tx.—The Marshall track and field team has completed three of four days at the 2017 Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. After three days of competition, the Herd sits tied for 10th place with nine points.
Running events began on Saturday for the Herd, with the majority being preliminary events. The Herd had one athlete qualify for a final on Sunday. Freshman Safiyyah Mitchell ran a time of 13.66 in the 100 meter hurdles, finishing fifth in preliminaries. She advances to the finals at 7:50 ET on Sunday.
Sophomore Elena Marchand had the top individual finish so far for Marshall in the championships in the discus throw. She threw a mark of 157 feet, 11 inches (48.13 meters), finishing fourth overall.
Discus Throw Elena Marchand, 4th (157 feet, 11 inches, Five Points in Team Standings)
Long Jump Lauren George, Was not able to record a legal jump, fouled out
800 Meter Prelims Barkley Castro, 12th (2:16.93)
400 Meter Hurdles Prelims Christianna Dogan, 12th (1:02.96)
200 Meter Prelims Andrea Chidester, 27th (25.28)
3000 Meter Steeplechase Finals Andrea Porter, 8th (11:29.76, One Point in Team Standings)
On Sunday, the team has seven events scheduled, along with Mitchell in the 100 meter hurdles finals.
Sunday (All Times ET)
100 Meter Hurdles Finals (7:50 p.m.) Safiyyah Mitchell
Follow the team on Twitter @HerdTFXC for updates on Sunday from El Paso. #OneHerd