Eggert qualifies for West prelim
University of North Dakota freshman thrower Jayd Eggert, a Minot High School graduate, will compete in the West Preliminary Track and Field Championships May 23-25 in Austin, Texas.
Eggert qualified in the javelin with a mark of 45.40 meters at the Beach Invitational on April 19. She joins male athletes D’Monte Farley (triple jump) and Shawn Johnson (shot put, discus) as the first NCAA Division I qualifiers in UND history.
Out of 48 athletes in each individual event at the West prelims, the top 12 qualify for the national finals June 11-14 in Eugene, Ore.