May 19, 2022 - by

35 Noles Qualify for NCAA East Preliminaries

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State track and field team will send 35 total athletes (19 men; 16 women) to the NCAA East Preliminaries in Bloomington, Ind., on May 25-28. The Noles will also send the men’s 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams along with the women’s 4x100m relay team. The top 48 athletes from each event qualified for NCAA East Preliminary along with the top 24 relay teams. The top 12 athletes in each event from each region will qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. on June 8-11.

“We are really excited for all of our athletes who will be competing in Bloomington next week. We had several athletes who were on the bubble that made it into the field. I’m excited to see what we can do on a national stage in the coming weeks,” Head Coach Bob Braman said.

The Noles will have plenty of depth going into these championships. On the men’s side, the Noles have three different events, (100m Dash, 400m Dash and Long Jump) where the Noles will have three representatives in each of those events. Highlighting the men are Trey Cunningham (110m Hurdles) and Adriaan Wildschutt (5000m Run; 10,000m Run). Both have the top time in their respective events, with Cunningham clocking a 13:10 at UNF Invitational, and Wildschutt running a 27:38.54 in the 10,000m run. Wildschutt also has the seventh-fastest time in the region in the 5000m run at 13:28.03 just behind teammate Ahmed Muhumed (13:26.11) who has the fourth-best time in the region.

On the women’s side, the Noles will be led by Lauren Ryan, Maudie Skyring and Edidiong Odiong. Ryan is entered in both the 5000m run (15:30.00) and the 10,000m run (32:56.53). She has the top mark in the region in the 10,000m run and the third-best region time in the 5000m run. Skyring has the second-best time in the 1500m run with a time of 4:09.83.

Coming off her ACC Championship MVP award, Odiong is seeded fourth in the 100m dash (11.05) and fifth in the 200m dash (22.64). She will also be a member of the women’s 4x100m relay team that is seeded third (43.16).

The four-day event will begin on May 25 with the men competing before the women take the stage on May 26.

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Men’s Qualifiers

Jo’Vaughn Martin (100m Dash, 4x100m Relay)

Don’dre Swint (100m Dash, 4x100m Relay)

Taylor Banks (100m Dash, 4x100m Relay)

Amir Willis (200m, Dash, 4x100m Relay)

DaeQwan Butler (400m Dash, 4x400m Relay)

Sean Watkins Jr. (400m Dash, 4x400m Relay)

Alex Collier (400m Dash, 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay)

Samuel Field (1500m Run)

Ahmed Muhumed (5000m Run)

Adriaan Wildschutt (5000m Run, 10,000m Run)

Caleb Pottorff (10,000m Run)

Silas Griffith (10,000m Run)

Trey Cunningham (110m Hurdles)

James Rivera (400m Hurdles, 4x400m Relay)

Matthew Owens (3000m Steeplechase)

Isaac Grimes (Long Jump)

Jeremiah Davis (Long Jump, Triple Jump)

Jacore Irving (Long Jump, Triple Jump)

Milton Ingraham (Discus)

Women’s Qualifier

Edidiong Odiong (100m Dash, 200m Dash, 4x100m Relay)

Ka’Tia Seymour (100m Dash, 200m Dash, 4x100m Relay)

Ashley Seymour (100m Dash, 4x100m Relay)

Ruby Stauber (800m Run)

Maudie Skyring (1500m Run)

Jen Lima (1500m Run)

Lauren Ryan (5000m Run, 10,000m Run)

Alyson Churchill (5000m Run)

Amanda Beach (5000m Run, 10,000m Run)

Rebecca Clark (10,000m Run)

Erin Phelps (10,000m Run)

Ava Klein (400m Hurdles)

Amani Heaven (Shot Put, Discus)

Megan Cook (Hammer)

Sara Zabarino (Javelin)

Kelechi Nwanaga (Javelin)



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