LA Tech T&F Trio Wraps Up Weekend at NCAA East Prelims

May 28, 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Three of Louisiana Tech’s track and field student-athletes spent the weekend in Lexington, Kentucky, as Tamario Lattin, Chloe Lautric and Janiel McDonald qualified and competed in the 2017 NCAA East Preliminary Track and Field Championships.

In each event, the top 12 finishers advanced to the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Janiel McDonald began the weekend by competing in the women’s long jump Thursday evening at the Kentucky Outdoor Track & Field Facility, where she posted her second-best mark of the season with a jump of 19.5 (5.80m) to finish sixth in her flight and 40th overall.

On Friday, LA Tech’s Chloe Lautric competed in the women’s high jump and recorded a mark of 5-4.5 (1.64m) to finish 18th in the second flight and tied for 40th overall to wrap up her season.

On the final day of the NCAA East Preliminaries, Tamario Lattin represented Louisiana Tech in the men’s high jump competition, where he registered a mark of 6-6.75 (2.00m) to finish 20th in his flight and tied for 36th overall with five other student-athletes.

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