Sadokhina and Carr Complete Season with Top-20 Finishes at NCAA Championships
EUGENE, Ore. (6/10/17) – Arkansas State senior triple jumper Viktoriia Sadokhina and junior discus thrower Calea Carr concluded their seasons at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with top-20 performances Saturday.
Sadokhina concluded her season with an 18th place finish in the triple jump. She fouled on her first attempt, but registered a mark of 12.97m (42-06.75) on her second attempt that held up as her best of three attempts. Her third and final attempt measured at 12.80m (42-00.00)
Carr registered a mark of 49.86m (163-7) on her first attempt and that stood as her best throw of the event. She was unable to register a measurement on her final two attempts and finished 19th overall as the first female to represent A-State in the discus throw at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
A-State wraps up the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with four individuals earning All-America distinction. Jaylen Bacon (100m/200m), Cristian Ravar Ladislau (hammer throw), Tiaan Steenkamp (high jump) and Erin Farmer (shot put) each gained All-America status by way of their performances over the last four days. The Red Wolves sent a school record six individuals to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships this year.
A-State Schedule at NCAA Outdoor Championships
Wednesday, June 7
Cristian Ravar Ladislau | Hammer Throw | 65.33m (214-4) | 16th (2nd Team All-America)
Jaylen Bacon | 100-meter Dash | 10.02 | 5th (Advance to Final)
Jaylen Bacon | 200-meter Dash | 20.39 | 8th (Advance to Final)
Thursday, June 8
Erin Farmer | Shot Put | 16.82m (55-02.25) | 9th (2nd Team All-America)
Friday, June 9
Tiaan Steenkamp | High Jump | 2.08m (6-09.75) | T15th (2nd Team All-America)
Jaylen Bacon | 100-meter Dash | 10.25 | 5th (1st Team All-America)
Jaylen Bacon | 200-meter Dash | 20.84 | 8th (1st Team All-America)
Saturday, June 10
Calea Carr | Discus Throw | 49.86m (163-7) | 19th
Viktoriia Sadokhina | Triple Jump | 12.97m (42-06.75) | 18th