Jaylen Bacon and Erin Farmer Set for NCAA Indoor Championships
COLLEGE STATION, Texas. (3/9/17) – Junior sprinter Jaylen Bacon and senior thrower Erin Farmer will represent Arkansas State track and field at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Championships hosted by Texas A&M this weekend.
Farmer enters the championships ranked fourth in the shot put. She is scheduled to throw 13th among the 16 entries with the competition beginning at 5:15 p.m. Friday. Farmer had an outstanding senior season on the indoor circuit as she broke her own school record multiple times and claimed the Sun Belt Conference individual title in this discipline. She has a season-best mark of 17.80m (58-04.75) entering the meet.
Bacon arrives in College Station ranked ninth in the 60-meter dash. He will sprint out of lane four in heat two Friday at 6:10 p.m. Should he advance to the final, Bacon would run at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Bacon flashed a season best time of 6.60 seconds, a school record, earlier this season. He had first place finishes in each of his five indoor meets before placing second in the Sun Belt Conference championships.
Live results of the two days of competition at the NCAA Indoor Championships will be provided by Flash Results. Fans can follow event-by-event coverage at http://flashresults.com.
ESPN3 will also provide live streaming video during both days of the championship. Live coverage begins at 5:25 p.m. (CT) on Friday and 3:55 p.m. (CT) on Saturday. ESPN2 will also televise a two-hour tape delay broadcast of the 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships to a national television audience on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. (CT).