U of M Men - U-M's 4x400m Relay Qualifies for NCAA Championships

U of M Men - U-M's 4x400m Relay Qualifies for NCAA Championships

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The University of Michigan men's track and field team wrapped up competition on the final day of the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, as the 4x400-meter relay qualified for the NCAA Championships. The relay squad clocked a season-best time of 3:06.15 to finish eighth on Saturday (May 26) at the University of North Florida's Hodges Stadium.


The relay was comprised of senior Nick Neuman (Mokena, Ill./Lincoln-Way East), juniorAaron Taylor (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester Adams), senior/junior Matthew Campbell(Rochester, Mich./Rochester) and freshman Philip Washington (West Bloomfield, Mich./West Bloomfield). They topped their previous season-best time of 3:06.27, which they recorded at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships.


In the pole vault, junior Jack Greenlee (Cincinnati, Ohio/St. Xavier) finished 24th after clearing a height of 5.17 meters (16-11.50).


The 4x400-meter relay will join fifth-year senior Craig Forys (Howell, N.J./Colts Neck) and sophomore Ali Arastu(Northville, Mich./Northville), who also qualified for the NCAA Championships earlier in the meet. It will mark Forys and Arastu's second straight trip to the national meet, which is slated for June 6-9 in Des Moines, Iowa.







Event Winners/U-M Finishers (Day 3)


Pole Vault
1. Hunter Hall, Virginia Tech 5.32m (17-5.50)
24. Jack Greenlee, U-M 5.17m (16-11.50)
 
4x400-meter Relay
1. LSU 3:03.20
8. MICHIGAN 3:06.15
(Nick Neuman, Aaron Taylor,
Matthew Campbell, Philip Washington)

 
Q - qualified for the NCAA Championships

• Previous Results: Day 2 | Day 1


Contact: Whitney Dixon 

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