12 Blue Tigers to compete at track championships

Shanthamoi Brown, left, and Sophia Myers are two of 12 Blue Tigers selected to attend the 2023 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships being held March 10-11 in Virginia Beach, Va. Brown is a junior sprinter and Myers is a sophomore hurdler. Both are journalism majors. (Photo by Jordan Parker/Clarion News)

By Dan Carr/Assistant AD for Media Relations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Seven members of the Lincoln women’s track & field team and five from the men were selected to compete in the 2023 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships, which will be held in Virginia Beach, Va. on March 10-11.

The Lincoln women, currently ranked No. 16 in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Division II ratings, qualified five individual entries and one relay entry into the national championship meet. Sophia Myers, Shevanae Thomas, Maria Diamond and Jameaka Mannings will represent LU in the 4x400m relay, with Diamond also qualifying to compete in the 400m.

Shenese Walker will represent the Blue Tigers in the 60m dash, and Shanette Allison and Myers will both compete for LU in the 60m hurdles. Annalisa Barclay also received an invitation to the NCAA Division II championships in the triple jump.

The Lincoln men will have three individual entries and a relay entry into the championships, with the foursome of Kewani Campbell, Troy Whyte, Shanthamoi Brown and Reuben Nichols competing in the 4x400m relay. Nichols will also race in the 400m, and Campbell will run in the 800m. Rashane Bartlett, meanwhile, was selected to compete in the 60m hurdles.

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