Track & Field Qualifies 29 Entries for NCAA East Prelims
For the second year in a row, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi qualified for regionals in the shot put and hammer throw.

May 22, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The NCAA East Preliminary Round qualifiers were announced on Thursday afternoon. On the women’s side, 11 individuals and a relay team qualified for a total of 13 events, while 14 men and two relay teams qualified in a total of 16 events.

Purdue’s 29 regional entries are 10 higher than a year ago. Of the 25 qualifiers in individual events, 11 are making consecutive appearances after qualifying a year ago. A full list of men’s and women’s qualifiers can be found below.

The qualifiers will travel to Jacksonville, Fla., next week and compete from Thursday, May 29 to Saturday, May 31, for a shot at qualifying for the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., which run from June 11 to June 14.

A full regional preview will be available next week on

Cierra Brown - Triple Jump
Dani Bunch - Shot Put, Hammer Throw
Devynne Charlton - 100m
Blair Doney – 3,000m Steeplechase
Jessica Harter - Pole Vault
Aarin Jones – 400m
Nikki Nunn - Long Jump
Hope Schmelzle – 3,000m Steeplechase
Kari Shoolbraid – 800m
BreAnna Smith 800m
Ciana Tabb - 100mH
Women’s 4x400m Relay



Coy Blair – Shot Put
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi - Shot Put, Hammer Throw
Caleb Fricke – Discus Throw
Kevin Griffith - 800m
Eric Harris - 100m
Andrew Kendrick - 400m
Matthew McClintock - 10k
Raheem Mostert - 100m, 200m
Andre Peart - 400mH
Caleb Reiff – Discus Throw
Jake Waterman – 3,000m Steeplechase
Brandon Winters – 110mH
Men’s 4x100m Relay
Men’s 4x400m Relay


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