Bedard, Holland Hit Personal Bests, Fall Short of NCAA Qualifying
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Kelcey Bedard and Sanne Holland of the Colorado State track & field team registered personal-best performances in their respective events at the NCAA West Preliminary on Friday from Hornet Stadium.
Bedard finished just shy of qualification for the NCAA Outdoor Championships after a personal-best performance in the discus, placing 14th overall in the discus with a personal-best of 173-11 (53.00m). Her mark ranks 11th on CSU's all-time outdoor list in the event. In order to qualify for the NCAA Championships in any individual event, athletes generally must place among the top 12 in their respective events. Sophomore Maria Muzzio, the 2018 Mountain West champion in the women's discus, took 32nd in Friday's competition with a mark of 162-4 (49.48m).
Holland placed three spots out of an NCAA Championships berth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, with a 10:07.26, 14 seconds better than her previous personal best, and the third best time in CSU history.
Rams freshman Destinee Rockerplaced 34th in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.84, while senior Jalen Hunter clocked a time of 14.41 for 32nd in the men's 110-meter hurdles.