Track and field: Stewart, Collins headed to NCAA championships

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Chastity Stewart and Clinton Collins qualified for the NCAA championships during Friday’s quarterfinals at the NCAA West preliminary meet.

Stewart placed ninth in the 400-meter hurdles in a UNT record time of 57.74 seconds. Collins placed second in his heat of the 400 meters, automatically advancing to the NCAA championships. His time of 45.85 was just shy of a personal best and placed him eighth overall.

The NCAA Track and Field Championships will begin June 11 in Eugene, Ore.

Freshman Collin Heard finished 26th in the men’s 200 in a time of 21.23.

Stewart advanced to today’s quarterfinals with her 16th-place finish in the 100 hurdles in a time of 13.74.

Charlotte Wilson placed 13th in the first heat of the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. She closed out the season with her time of 10:47.8

Freshman Elisha Peters will compete in the women’s high jump today.

The preliminary round of the 4x400-meter relay will take place at 9:30 p.m. today when UNT’s team of Heard, Anthony Hamilton, Connor Bey and Caleb Pryor will aim to advance to the championship finals.

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