COLLEGE STATION, Texas (3/8/18) – Senior thrower Itamar Levi and senior sprinter Jaylen Bacon will represent Arkansas State track and field at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships hosted by Texas A&M this weekend.
Levi enters the championships ranked 14th in the shot put. He is scheduled to throw ninth among the 16 entries with the competition beginning at 7:20 p.m. Friday. Levi placed second at the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on February 20 with a mark of 18.94m (62-01.75). He had a season-best mark of 19.36m (63-06.25) set at the A-State Invitational back in January.
Bacon arrives in College Station ranked sixth in the 60-meter dash. He will sprint out of lane five in heat two Friday at 6:05 p.m. Should he advance to the final, Bacon would run at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the 60-meter final. Bacon ran his best time of the season at the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships with a time of 6.60 seconds in the preliminaries. He took first place in the 60m final with a time of 6.62 seconds. His season best time of 6.60 seconds equals his best from a year ago entering the NCAA Indoor Championships in which he placed third.
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 5:30 p.m. (CT) on Friday and 4:00 p.m. (CT) on Saturday. ESPN2 will also televise a tape delay broadcast of the 2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships to a national television audience on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. (CT).