The 2016 edition of the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field National Championships is being held for the first time at the Crossplex complex. The multi-sport center in Birmingham, AL is just a few years old and contains one of just a few hydraulic, banked 200-meter tracks in the country. Competition begins Friday and concludes Saturday.
It appears 12 athletes who are Missouri natives, competed at a Missouri High School, or competes at a Missouri college. That number is down a handful from last year, and the two national titles and 21 All-American trophies earned by Missourians at last year’s meet seems unlikely to be repeated. However, expect this year’s group to make some noise and earn their share of trophies.
Distance Medley Relay- Jessica (Jackson) Kamilos Arkansas Sr Neosho High School
Mile Anchor 11th seed 11:05 Kamilos Mile season best 4:39 2015 Champs
Long Jump- Nataliyah Friar LSU Jr Wentzville Holt High School
16th Seed-6.32m/20-9 2015 finish: 3rd
Pentathlon- Breanne Borman Jr Wichita State, Festus High School
15th Seed-4155 points
60-Meter Dash-Markesh Woodson Mizzou Sr, Colorado Springs, Co
5th seed- 6.59. Looking to improve on 6th and 5th place previous finishes
5th seed-Kahmari Montgomery, Mizzou Fr. 45.78, Plainfield, Il.
10th seed- Alfred Larry, Mississippi St. Sr. 46.13, Jennings High School, St. Louis, Mo
8th seed- Amos Bartelsmeyer, Georgetown, Jr. 3:58.22, MICDS, St. Louis, Mo
Looking for 1st individual All-American honor after two DMR honors. Also running DMR this year.
8th seed-Daniel Everett, Iowa State GS/Sr, 13:44.90, Westminster Christian, St. Louis
Daniel is looking for his 2nd 1st-team AA honor and 1st individual honor
60 meter hurdles
4th-seed, Aaron Mallet, Jr, Iowa, 7.69, McCluer North High School, St. Louis
11th-seed, Oladapo Akinmoladun, Sr, Nebraska, 7.71, Grandview HS, Kansas City
16th-seed, Chris Caldwell, Sr, Texas Tech, 7.74, Lafayette HS, St. Louis
5th-seed, Charles Jones, So. Texas Tech, 3:04.98, Cardinal Ritter HS, St. Louis
10th-seed, Alfred Larry, Sr. Mississippi St. 3:06.69, Jennings HS, St. Louis
Distance Medley Relay
8th-seed, Amos Bartelsmeyer, Jr. Georgetown, 9:28.91
Tied for 10th seed-Landon Bartel, So, Nebraska, 2.19m/7-2.25
Crossplex complex: http://www.birminghamcrossplex.com/facilities/indoor-track-and-field/
If I missed any Missouri qualifiers, please let me know: firstname.lastname@example.org