Jamaicans, Ackera Nugent, Kemba Nelson, Kevona Davis, Stacey-Ann Williams and Cherokee Young advanced to their respective finals, set for Saturday’s (12 June) final day of the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Former Excelsior athlete Nugent, now a freshman at Baylor, won her semi-final heat of the women’s 100m hurdles in 12.84 seconds.
Nugent also advanced to the final of the women’s 100m with 11.39s. Nelson, a junior at Oregon, won her 100m semi-final heat in 11.13s to book her spot in the final.
Quartermilers Williams of the University of Texas and Cherokee Young of Texas A&M both made progress.
Former STETHS student Williams finished second in her semi-final behind Athing Mu of Texas A&M, 50.75s to 50.04.
Ex-Hydel star Young, despite a fourth-place finisher in her semi-finals, advanced on time with 51.29 seconds.
Former Vere student Andrenett Knight, representing Virginia, ran 56.88 to book her place in Saturday’s 400m hurdles final.
NCAA Outdoor Championships Day 2 Results below:
|Day||Start||Thursday Events||Rnd||Start List||Result||Status|
|Thursday||1:00 PM||Women Hammer||Finals||Start List||Result||Scored|
|Thursday||3:32 PM||Women 4×100 M Relay||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|
|Thursday||3:46 PM||Women 1500 M||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|
|Thursday||4:00 PM||Women Pole Vault||Finals||Start List||Result||Scored|
|Thursday||4:02 PM||Women 3000 M Steeplechase||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|
|Thursday||4:32 PM||Women 100 M Hurdles||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|
|Thursday||4:45 PM||Women Javelin||Finals||Start List||Result||Scored|
|Thursday||4:46 PM||Women 100 M||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|
|Thursday||5:00 PM||Women Long Jump||Finals||Start List||Result||Scored|
|Thursday||5:00 PM||Women 400 M||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|
|Thursday||5:14 PM||Women 800 M||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|
|Thursday||5:30 PM||Women 400 M Hurdles||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|
|Thursday||5:40 PM||Women Shot Put||Finals||Start List||Result||Scored|
|Thursday||5:44 PM||Women 200 M||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|
|Thursday||6:08 PM||Women 10000 M||Final||Start List||Result||Scored|
|Thursday||6:48 PM||Women 4×400 M Relay||Semifinals||Start List||Result||Official|