2022 DI Outdoor Track & Field Championship Schedule
Men’s Start List
Women’s Start List
IRVING, Texas — A total of 129 student-athletes from all 10 Big 12 schools will be competing in the 2022 NCAA Division I Outdoor Championship meet at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon this week from Wednesday through Saturday.
Eight men finished as top qualifiers in the West Preliminaries. Baylor’s Chinecherem Prosper Nnamdi dominated the javelin throw with an 81.22-meter throw that set a Baylor and Nigerian record.
Texas sprinter Jonathan Jones led in the 400 meters, recording the fastest time of the quarterfinal at 44.85. He then joined Jon Maas, Willington Wright and Brian Herron in the 4×400-meter relay to run the fastest time out of the west at 3:00.71 to break another Texas record.
In the shot put, fellow Longhorn Adrian Piperi launched the best throw of the prelims with a mark of 20.74 meters. Kansas junior Zach Bradford was the top qualifier in the men’s pole vault with a leap of 5.39 meters, which he cleared on his first attempt.
Texas Tech’s Moad Zahafi posted the best time in the 800-meters at 1:44.65, which is fourth all-time in TTU history. The grad student is one of two Red Raiders to run sub-1:45 in the event.
TCU’s Chengetayi (Du) Mapaya qualified for his fourth NCAA outdoor championship with a leap of 17.07 meters in the triple jump which gave him the top mark in the NCAA and places him at No. 7 in the world.
Kansas State’s Tejaswin Shankar and Oklahoma’s Vernon Turner tied for the top marks in the men’s high jump, posting marks of 2.18 meters.
On the women’s side, Texas continued to set the standard. Julien Alfred was one of four women to run a sub-10.9 at the West Prelims, blazing through the 100 meters in 10.80 seconds. Texas Tech’s Rosemary Chukwuma was right on her trail at 10.82.
Kynnedy Flannel was the top qualifier in the 200 meters, running the fastest time of the prelims at 22.40. Her teammate Kevona Davis followed right behind her at 22.49.
Ackelia Smith took over the collegiate record in the triple jump with a leap of 14.08 meters on her second attempt, which set a West Prelims record.
TTU’s Chloe Wall led in the women’s pole vault, topping out at 4.21 meters, punching her ticket to the national outdoor meet for the first time in her four years with the Red Raiders.
The men kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday with decathlon action, which will conclude on Thursday. Finals for the men’s field events will begin at 4 p.m. CT. Semifinals for the running events are set to begin at 6:32 p.m. CT with the final for men’s 10,000 meters scheduled for 9:08 p.m. CT.
The women will begin competition on Thursday with field event finals beginning at 5 p.m. CT. Running event semifinals are set to start at 7:32 p.m. CT with the women’s 10,000 meters taking place at 10:08 p.m.