LSU Headed to Jacksonville with 43 Entries in the NCAA East Preliminaries
BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU track and field team will send 43 entries to next week’s NCAA East Preliminaries. Selections and national qualifiers in the combined events were posted Thursday. This year’s meet will take place May 24-27 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Tigers will be represented in 43 events by 33 individuals and four relays. LSU will have seven athletes in multiple individual events over the week – not including relays – in Da’Marcus Fleming (100/200), Dorian Camel (100/200), Brandon Hicklin (100/LJ), Thelma Davies (100/200), Leah Phillips (100H/400H), Shani’a Bellamy (100H/400H), and Morgan Smalls (HJ/LJ).
SEC Champions competing for LSU next week will be the men’s and women’s 4×100-meter relay teams, Alia Armstrong (100H), Godson Oghenebrume (100), and Michaela Rose (800).
The individual events with the most Tigers competing are the men’s 100 and the women’s 200 with four each. In the men’s 100 meter will be Godson Oghenebrume, Fleming, Camel, and Hicklin. Competing in the women’s 200 for LSU will be Favour Ofili, Davies, Brianna Lyston, and Kennedi Sanders.
To mirror the format of the national meet, the preliminary rounds will be contested over four days with alternating men’s and women’s programs. The NCAA West Preliminary will take place the same weekend at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, Calif. The top 12 in each event advance to Austin, Texas, for the 2023 NCAA Championships (June 7-10). Listed below are all 43 entries for LSU and more info pertaining the upcoming meets.
Men | 22 entries, 18 student-athletes
|100||Godson Oghenebrume, Da’Marcus Fleming, Brandon Hicklin, Dorian Camel|
|200||Da’Marcus Fleming, Dorian Camel|
|4 x 100||Brandon Hicklin, Dorian Camel, Da’Marcus Fleming, Godson Oghenebrume (Alt: Hicks)|
|4 x 400||Dorian Camel, Sean Burrell, Shakeem McKay, Ashton Hicks (Alt: Swanson)|
|LJ||Brandon Hicklin, Ji’eem Bullock|
|DT||Claudio Romero, Jaden James|
|PV||Tzuriel Pedigo, Jackson Rimes|
Women | 21 entries, 15 student-athletes
|100||Thelma Davies, Tionna Beard-Brown|
|200||Favour Ofili, Thelma Davies, Brianna Lyston, Kennedi Sanders|
|400||Ella Onojuvwevwo, Hannah Douglas|
|800||Michaela Rose, Cindy Bourdier|
|110H||Alia Armstrong, Leah Phillips, Shani’a Bellamy|
|400H||Shani’a Bellamy, Leah Phillips, Garriel White|
|4 x 100||Alia Armstrong, Favour Ofili, Brianna Lyston, Thelma Davies|
|4 x 400||Ella Onojuvwevwo, Michaela Rose, Leah Phillips, Hannah Douglas|
The complete list of participants is available on the following website.
For more information regarding the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships, and to purchase tickets, log on to NCAA.com/trackandfield.
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