Three Broncos to Compete in Final Qualifier Meets

► MEET SPECIFICS - Three Broncos will continue their 2013 indoor track and field season this weekend at the UW Final Qualifier and Iowa State Qualifier meets. The trio is competing for the chance to qualify for the NCAA National Championships held March 8-9 in Fayetteville, Ark.

Emma Bates and Heather Pilcher will head west to Seattle to compete in the UW Final Qualifier meet on March 1, while Chase Sexton will head east to the Iowa State Qualifier in Ames, Iowa, on March 2.  

► IN THE RANKINGS - According to www.tfrrs.org Chase Sexton holds the highest rank out of the three Broncos competing this weekend. Sexton holds a No. 26 ranking in the shot put and looks to move into the top-16 this weekend. He has a best of 60'-8.75" this season. Heather Pilcher ranks No. 84 in the women's long jump with her best of 19'-6" this season. Emma Bates will run the 5000-meters for the first time this season. She holds a personal-best time of 16:44.06, a school record time she ran in 2012.

► HOW TO QUALIFY - Qualification to the championships is based on descending-order list for the season and adhering to the qualifying regulations/criteria published on NCAA.org. For each individual event contested, the top 16 declared student-athletes will be accepted into the competition. For each relay event contested, the top 12 declared relay teams will be accepted into the competition. The stated maximums are absolute and will not be extended as a result of ties.

UW FINAL QUALIFIER - March 1, 2013
► COMPETING BRONCOS -
 Emma Bates and Heather Pilcher will compete on Fri., March 1, in the UW Final Qualifier held at the Dempsey Indoor Track Facility in Seattle. Bates will compete in the 5000-meters for the first times this season, running in a field of 14, while Pilcher will be one of nine long jumpers in the meet.

► TICKETS AND PARKING - Admission and parking are free.   

► MEET SCHEDULE - 
Heather Pilcher - Long Jump - 7 p.m. MST
Emma Bates - 5000-meters - 9:30 p.m. MST


Full Schedule and meet information can be found at: http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/wash/sports/c-track/auto_pdf/2012-13/misc_non_event/2013FinalQualSked2.pdf

► FOLLOW LIVE - Live meet results can be found at: http://www.gohuskies.com/livestats/c-track/030113/index.htm

IOWA STATE QUALIFIER - March 2, 2013
► COMPETING BRONCOS - 
Chase Sexton is the lone Bronco headed to the Iowa State Qualifier held at the Lied Recreation Center in Ames, Iowa. Sexton will compete in the men's shot put.

► TICKETS AND PARKING - Admission and parking are free.   

► MEET SCHEDULE - 
Chase Sexton - Shot Put - 1:30 p.m. MST

Full Schedule and meet information can be found at: http://www.cyclones.com/pdf8/956209.pdf?SPSID=94173&SPID=11526&DB_OEM_ID=10700

► FOLLOW LIVE -
  Live meet results can be found at: http://www.cyclones.com/liveStats/liveStats.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=10700&DB_OEM_ID=10700&KEY=


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