TULSA HAS THREE TRACK ATHLETES COMPETING AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
June 9, 2014
Eugene, Oregon - Three University of Tulsa student-athletes will participate at the NCAA Championships, Wednesday-Saturday, June 11-14, at Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.
Sophomore sprinter Bryce Robinson will be running both the 100-meter and 200m dashes. Also on the men's side is junior Danny Thater, who will be competing in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. On the women's side, senior Katherine Camp, will run in the 800 meters. They each ran qualifying times at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional two weeks ago.
Camp begins the competition for the Tulsa contingent at 6:45 pm (CT) on Wednesday in the 800m semifinal, while Robinson's semifinal race in the 100 meters is set for 7:30 pm (CT) Wednesday as well. Robinson's semifinal race in the 200m takes place on Thursday at 6:00 pm (CT), while Thater will run in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at 7:35 pm (CT) Thursday.
The finals are slated for Friday and Saturday. On Friday, the men's 100m is scheduled for 7:00 pm (CT), while the women's 800m is slated to start at 7:25 pm (CT). On Saturday, the men's 200m will start at 4:42 pm, while the 3,000 men's steeplechase will begin at 4:57 pm (CT).
Robinson, an Edmond, Okla., native, placed seventh overall in the 100 meters with a time of 10.18 and had the 12th fastest time in the 200 meters with a time of 20.78 at the regional event. Thater, from Springfield (Mo.) Kickapoo High School, ran the sixth fastest time and second fastest in heat No. 3 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a regional time of 8:45.30. His qualifying time is the second fastest time in school history. Camp, from New Zealand, ran the sixth fastest time overall in the 800-meter run and the second fastest time in heat No. 1 with a time of 2:04.86 at the Fayetteville Regional
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TULSA TRACK ATHLETES' NCAA SCHEDULE
Wednesday, June 11
Katherine Camp 800m semifinal 6:45 pm (CT)
Bryce Robinson 100m semifinal 7:30 pm (CT)
Thursday, June 12
Bryce Robinson 200m semifinal 6:00 pm (CT)
Danny Thater 3,000m steeplechase semifinal 7:35 pm (CT)
Friday, June 13 (If advanced to finals)
Bryce Robinson 100m final 7:00 pm (CT)
Katherine Camp 800m final 7:25 pm (CT)
Saturday, June 14 (If advanced to finals)
Bryce Robinson 200m final 4:42 pm (CT)
Danny Thater 3,000m steeplechase final 4:57 pm (CT)
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