13 Alabama Track & Field Student-Athletes to Participate in National Championships in Three Countries this Weekend
Thirteen members of the Alabama Track & Field program will take part in national championship meets in the United States, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago from June 22-25.
Tony Brown (100 meters), Quanesha Burks (long jump), Stacey Destin (high jump), Kord Ferguson (discus), Diamond Gause (200 meters), Angelo Goss (110-meter hurdles) and McLean Lipschutz (javelin) will compete in the United States Track & Field (USATF) Outdoor Championships June 22-25 at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, Calif.
Athletes who finish in the top three in each event, and have met the qualifying standard, will earn a spot on the U.S. national team that will compete in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships Aug. 4-13 in London, England.
Alize Ford (100 meters) and Takyera Roberson (400 meters) will compete in the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships June 22-24 at Hornet Stadium for spots on the U.S. junior national team that will compete in the Pan-American Championships July 21-23 in Lima, Peru.
Jereem Richards (200 meters), Ruebin Walters (110-meter hurdles) and Domonique Williams (400 meters) will compete in the Trinidad & Tobago national championships June 22-24 at Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Steven Gayle (400 meters) will compete in the Jamaica national championships at National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica. The quartet will also be competing for spots on their respective national teams for the IAAF Championships.