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Thompson Qualifies for 2014 NCAA National Indoor Meet

TYLER, March 11, 2014-- UT Tyler men's track and field All-American Buck Thompson has qualified for the 2014 NCAA Division III Indoor Championships this weekend in Omaha.  Thompson is a three-time All-American in outdoor events, and will make his first appearance at the national indoor meet.

Thompson qualified for the meet with a qualifying toss of 16.86 meters this season, which ranked ninth-best in the nation in Division III.

The senior from Winona holds the UT Tyler records for shot put and discus.

The championships will be held March 14-15 at Nebraska's Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Neb., with Nebraska Wesleyan serving as the official host.

 

Article by Jeff Williford

 

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