Six Hawkeyes Head To NCAA Meet

June 8, 2009

IOWA CITY, IA — Six Hawkeyes are set to compete at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week in Fayetteville, AR. Events are scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. All events will be held at the University of Arkansas’ John McDonnell Field.

Fans can click HERE for live video and meet results. Parts of the meet will be televised live (CT) on CBS College Sports (Friday at 6 p.m.) and on CBS Sports (Saturday at Noon).

Following are Iowa’s entered competitors, their top mark in that event this season and where that mark ranks among the NCAA field:

Name – Event – Mark – NCAA Rank
Adam Hairston – 800 Meters – 1:48.87 – 23rd
John Hickey – Shot Put – 60-1 3/4 (18.33) – 19th
Ray Varner – 400-M Hurdles – 50.54 – 15th
Karessa Farley – 100-M Hurdles – 13.34 – 21st
Betsy Flood – 1,500 Meters – 4:24.91 – 27th
Renee White – Triple Jump – 43-10 3/4 (13.38) – 10th

Following is the schedule of events for Iowa’s NCAA competitors. All times are Central.

Wednesday, June 10
3:00 p.m. – Men’s Shot Put (Qualifier Round) – John Hickey
5:45 p.m. – Men’s 800 Meters (1st Round) – Adam Hairston
6:20 p.m. – Men’s 400 Hurdles (1st Round) – Ray Varner

Thursday, June 11
5:30 p.m. – Women’s 100 Hurdles (1st Round) – Karessa Farley
6:15 p.m. – Men’s Shot Put (Final) – John Hickey
7:00 p.m. – Men’s 400 Hurdles (Semifinal) – Ray Varner
7:25 p.m. – Men’s 800 Meters (Semifinal) – Adam Hairston
7:55 p.m. – Women’s 1,500 Meters (Semifinal) – Betsy Flood

Friday, June 12
3:00 p.m. – Women’s Triple Jump (Qualifier Round) – Renee White
6:55 p.m. – Women’s 100 Hurdles (Semifinal) – Karessa Farley
8:05 p.m. – Men’s 400 Hurdles (Final) – Ray Varner

Saturday, June 13
Noon – Women’s Triple Jump (Final) – Renee White
12:28 p.m. – Men’s 800 Meters (FInal) – Adam Hairston
12:52 p.m. – Women’s 100 Hurdles (Final) – Karessa Farley
1:09 p.m. – Women’s 1,500 Meters (Final) – Betsy Flood