Hawkeyes Return to Eugene for USATF Championships

June 24, 2015

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa All-American Aaron Mallett is among seven Hawkeyes, past and present, competing at the 2015 USATF Outdoor Championships this week in Eugene, Oregon.

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The USATF Outdoor Championships serve as the 2015 World Team Trials and are held in conjunction with the 2015 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships.

Mallett (110-meter hurdles), Big Ten champion Elexis Guster (400 meters), and former All-Americans Bethany Praska (800 meters) and Erik Sowinski (800 meters) are competing for spots on the 2015 IAAF World Championships team. The World Championships are Aug. 22-30 in Beijing, China.

University of Iowa freshmen Kayla Hochhalter (javelin), Noah Larrison (400-meter hurdles) and Reno Tuufuli (discus) are competing for U.S. junior national championships and a chance to represent Team USA at the Pan Am Junior Championships in Edmonton, Canada, from July 31-Aug. 2.

The NBC family of networks will provide coverage of the Championships beginning Friday.

University of Iowa schedule of events (All times Central):

Elexis Guster (400 meters)
Thursday 6:20 p.m. first round
Friday 10:10 p.m. semis
Saturday 4:32 p.m. finals

Kayla Hochhalter (javelin)
Saturday 6:15 finals

Noah Larrison (400-meter hurdles)
Friday 3:45 first round
Saturday 6:51 finals

Aaron Mallett (110-meter hurdles)
Saturday 1:40 p.m. first round
Sunday 2:22 p.m. semis
Sunday 4:52 p.m. finals

Bethany Praska (800 meters)
Thursday 5:40 p.m. first round
Friday 10:27 p.m. semis
Saturday 3:11 p.m. finals

Erik Sowinski (800 meters)
Thursday 6 p.m. first round
Friday 10:44 p.m. semis
Saturday 3:57 p.m. finals

Reno Tuufuli (discus)
Saturday 12:15 p.m. finals

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