JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Due to their respective performances this past weekend in the NCAA East Preliminary, Hampton University seniors Ce’aira Brown and Trey Holloway each qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
The NCAA meet will be held in Eugene, Ore. on June 8-11.
Brown ran a 2:04.90 in Friday’s quarterfinal heats of the women’s 800-meter run, winning her heat race. This came after the 2:05.02 she ran in the preliminary heats on Thursday, when she won her heat race and posted the fifth-fastest time in the round.
Holloway ran a season-best 13.63 in Saturday’s quarterfinal heats of the men’s 110-meter hurdles posting the 12th-fastest time. This came after the 14.11 he ran in Friday’s first round heats.
Holloway beat his season best by .14 seconds.
Both Holloway and Brown are looking to repeat their performances from the indoor season, when they both reached the finals of their respective events and earned First Team All-America honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Holloway was also a Second Team All-American in the 110-meter hurdles last outdoor season.
For more information on Hampton University track & field, please call the Office of Sports Information at (757) 727-5811, or visit the official Pirates website at www.hamptonpirates.com.