Hawkeyes Take Off for NCAA Championships

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa track and field will send five individuals to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, from June 5-8.

The entire 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be broadcast on the ESPN Family of Networks. Competition from June 5-7 will air each night on ESPN2, while the action on June 8 will broadcast at 4:30 p.m. (CT) on ESPN. All events will be streamed live on ESPN+ (subscription required).

Wed., June 5 ESPN+ 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 6:30 p.m.
Thurs., June 6 ESPNU (Replay) 9:00 a.m. ESPN+ 1:30 p.m. ESPN2 7:30 p.m.
Fri., June 7 ESPN+ 3:00 p.m. ESPN2 8:00 p.m.
Sat., June 8 ESPN+ 12:30 p.m. ESPN 4:30 p.m.

Senior Paige Magee qualified in the women’s 100-meter hurdles, placing 10th with a 13.01 at the NCAA West Preliminary in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The semifinals of the 100-meter hurdles are scheduled for 8:30 p.m. (CT) on June 6. At last season’s national meet, Magee placed 13th in 13.08, earning second-team All-America status. The native of Columbia, Missouri is a five-time outdoor All-American. Magee holds Iowa’s school record in the 100-meter hurdles with a 12.90.

On the men’s side, four Hawkeyes have punched their tickets to Eugene. Senior Austin West begins his title chase in the men’s decathlon at 2:30 p.m. on June 5. West is a two-time first-team All-American in the event, placing fifth in 2022 and third in 2023. The Iowa City, Iowa, native is the program’s record holder with 8,331 points and qualified with a season-best 8,024 points at the Mt. SAC Relays in April. West enters with the third-best point total in this year’s decathlon.

Junior Rivaldo Marshall is an NCAA qualifier in the 800 meters following his third-place time of 1:46.96 in Fayetteville. The Kingston, Jamaica, native holds the program record with a 1:45.86 set at the Jim Click Shootout in Tucson, Arizona, on April 5. During indoor season, he became Iowa’s first 800-meter national champion. In his career as a Hawkeye and Indian Hills CC Warrior, Marshall is an eight-time All-American. Marshall begins his title hunt with the semifinals scheduled for 8:10 p.m. on June 5.

Sophomore school-record holder Mike Stein broke through in the javelin this season, eclipsing the 80-meter mark on his way to the Big Ten title. Stein’s personal best of 81.19 meters at the Big Ten Championship ranks third among Division I competition. At the NCAA West Preliminary, the Milford, Iowa, native placed third with a 74.78-meter throw to book his spot in the NCAA finals. Stein sets his sights on the national title at 7:45 p.m. on June 5.

Senior Jordan Johnson returns to the national stage in the men’s discus after qualifying at the NCAA West Preliminary with a 58.22-meter throw. Johnson was a first-team All-American in the event in 2022, which was also hosted at Hayward Field in Eugene. The senior from Quincy, Illinois, placed eighth that season with a 59.52-meter mark, which still ranks sixth in school history. Johnson’s return to the circle takes place at 7:35 p.m. on June 7.

Fans can follow the Hawkeyes in Eugene via the official Iowa Track & Field social media channels (@iowaxc_tf on X, iowaxctf on Instagram, and Iowa Track & Field/Cross Country on Facebook) for content and updates. A live results link can be found on the Iowa Track & Field schedule page at hawkeyesports.com.