22 Tigers Set to Compete at USATF Outdoor Championships
BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU track and field’s present, and past, will look to compete at the 2023 Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships this weekend in Eugene, Ore. The meet will be hosted at Hayward Field, and kicks off Thursday, July 6.
The four-day event will serve as the qualifying meet for the 2023 World Athletics Championships which is set to be contested in Budapest, Hungary, scheduled for August 19-27.
Eight athletes from the 2022-23 LSU roster, along with 14 Tiger Alumni, are scheduled to compete this weekend in hopes of a spot on Team USA.
The top-three athletes in each event will qualify to the World Championships this summer, so long as they meet the world standard in their respective events. A number of athletes are eligible for automatic selection by Team USA due to their performances in the 2022 World Championships and 2022 Diamond League. In the instance one of those athletes make the top three of their events, the fourth-place finisher will be selected.
Men | 12 entries, 9 events
|100||Da’Marcus Fleming, Brandon Hicklin, Terrance Laird|
|400||Noah Williams, Michael Cherry, Vernon Norwood|
|LJ||Brandon Hicklin, JuVaughn Harrison, Rayvon Grey|
Women | 10 entries, 6 events
|100||Sha’Carri Richardson, Aleia Hobbs, Mikiah Brisco|
|110H||Alia Armstrong, Tonea Marshall|
|400H||Shani’a Bellamy, Cassandra Tate|
|800||Michaela Rose, Charlene Lipsey|