Maryland’s outdoor track and field team will have plenty of representation at the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships East Preliminary Competition in Jacksonville, Florida.
A grand total of 12 Terps have qualified for the competition, which will be held from May 26-29. Seven men and five women from Maryland will be traveling for the meet.
Sophomore Caleb Dean leads the charge for Maryland’s men’s competitions, as he managed to qualify for three separate events. He will be in the 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles and anchor the men’s 4x100 relay team to round out the competition.
For the women’s competitions, senior Bria Mack and junior Jaida Smith will be participating in the qualified for the 100-meter dash prelim. Two other seniors, Angel Nkwonta and Alice Barnsdale, will be competing in the hammer throw event.
Other Maryland athletes that will compete include graduate student Leah Blackwall (triple jump), freshman Kamari Trotz (4x100 relay), junior Cameron Vereen (4x100 relay), sophomore Joe Ewan (4x100 relay), junior Kaithon McDonald (high jump), freshman Jeff Kline (men’s shot put) and freshman Hayden Tobias (men’s shot put).
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A versatile player on the field, a scholar in the classroom, our @GoTeamIMPACT liaison. @stefan_sammie we thank you for everything you’ve done for Maryland softball program ❤️ pic.twitter.com/i2xwFFsPS9— Maryland Softball (@TerpsSoftball) May 20, 2021