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Texas A&M represented by a dozen athletes at USATF Championships

June 25, 2014
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Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
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SACRAMENTO – Texas A&M’s track and field program will have a dozen athletes competing at the USATF Championships this weekend on the Sacramento State University campus amid a mixture of current and former members of the team.

Current Aggies continuing their outdoor campaign following the NCAA Championships are Shelbi Vaughan (discus), Ashton Purvis (200), Aldrich Bailey, Jr., (400) and Chase Wolfle (pole vault).

Previous members of the Aggie track and field team in competition this weekend include Jessica Beard (400), Jeneba Tarmoh (200), Sam Humphreys (javelin), Tyron Stewart (long jump), Melvin Echard (long jump), Curtis Mitchell (200) and Ameer Webb (200). The group also includes current A&M volunteer coach Ariana Ince (javelin).

While the men’s and women’s shot put finals were held Wednesday at the State capitol, the bulk of competition takes place Thursday through Sunday. Coverage of the USATF Championships will be available on USATF.tv each day while portions of the meet will air on NBC Sports Network on Friday and split between NBC and Universal Sports during Saturday and Sunday.

Thursday’s events involving A&M athletes will include prelims in the men’s and women’s 400 meters as well as the final of the women’s javelin. Friday’s events include the semifinal in the men’s and women’s 400 meters. Saturday’s action will include prelims in the men’s and women’s 200 meters and the final of the men’s and women’s 400.

Sunday’s busy slate will include the men’s pole vault, women’s discus, semifinal and final of the men’s and women’s 200m, men’s javelin, and men’s long jump.

USATF CHAMPIONSHIPS - TELEVISION & WEBCAST INFORMATION

Thursday 6/26
Noon-11:30 pm - All Events - LIVE on USATF.tv

 

Friday 6/27
1:45 pm-9 pm - All Events - LIVE on USATF.tv
9 pm-11 pm - LIVE on NBCSN (Field Events will be LIVE on USATF.tv)
11 pm-11:40 pm - LIVE on USATF.tv

 

Saturday 6/28
9 am - Racewalk - LIVE on USATF.tv
12:30 pm-3 pm - All Events - LIVE on USATF.tv
3 pm-5 pm - LIVE on NBC (Field Events will be LIVE on USATF.tv)
5 pm-6 pm - on Universal Sports  

 

Sunday 6/29
9 am - Racewalk - LIVE on USATF.tv
1:30 pm-2 pm - All Events - LIVE on USATF.tv
2 pm-3 pm - LIVE on Universal Sports (Field Events will be LIVE on USATF.tv)
3 pm-5 pm - LIVE on NBC (Field Events will be LIVE on USATF.tv)

 

TIMES LISTED AS CENTRAL TIME ZONE

Texas A&M Athletes at USATF Championships

SCHEDULE (all times Central)

Thursday

7:40 p.m. – 400m prelim – Jessica Beard

8:00 p.m. – Javelin FINAL – Ariana Ince

8:05 p.m. – 400m prelim – Aldrich Bailey, Jr.

Friday

9:40 p.m. – 400m semifinal – Jessica Beard

9:54 p.m. – 400m semifinal – Aldrich Bailey, Jr.

Saturday

1:20 p.m. – 200m prelim – Curtis Mitchell, Ameer Webb

2:20 p.m. – 200m prelim – Ashton Purvis, Jeneba Tarmoh

3:05 p.m. – 400m FINAL – Jessica Beard

4:52 p.m. – 400m FINAL – Aldrich Bailey, Jr.

Sunday

1:30 p.m. – Pole Vault FINAL – Chase Wolfle

1:30 p.m. – 200m semifinal – Curtis Mitchell, Ameer Webb

1:45 p.m. – Discus FINAL – Shelbi Vaughan

1:50 p.m. – 200m semifinal – Ashton Purvis, Jeneba Tarmoh

2:00 p.m. – Javelin FINAL – Sam Humphreys

2:15 p.m. – Long Jump FINAL – Melvin Echard, Tyron Stewart

4:09 p.m. – 200m FINAL – Curtis Mitchell, Ameer Webb

4:29 p.m. – 200m FINAL – Ashton Purvis, Jeneba Tarmoh

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