Titans Prepare to Compete With Nation's Best at NCAA West Regionals

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FULLERTON, Calif.—A school-record seven Titans will represent the Cal State Fullerton Track and Field program this weekend at the NCAA West Regional Championships this Thursday- Saturday (May 23-25) at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

 

Fullerton standouts Deena Pierce, Ashley Sims, Katie Wilson, Morgan Thompson, Bryan Luther, Walter Whitaker, and Javon May all qualified for NCAA regional action after finishing within the top 48 in the western region in their respective events.

 

Action will get under way Thursday with the men's discus at noon, but the first Titan won't compete until 4:30 p.m. Thursday, when Deena Peirce takes part in the women's 400-meter hurdles.

 

Gates open to the general public at 10:30 a.m. CT each day, with the weekend finally closing out with the men's 4x400-meter relay at 9:45 p.m. Saturday.

Meet Coverage

Live Results: Live results will be provided throughout the weekend courtesy of the University of Texas at www.texassports.com.

 

Live Video Streaming:

Link to Day 1 Video (Thursday, May 23)

Link to Day 2 Video (Friday, May 24)

Link to Day 3 Video (Saturday, May 25)

 

Twitter Coverage: Follow @FullertonTitans all weekend long for live updates on your Titan Track and Field Athletes. Fans can also use the official NCAA Track and Field hashtag #NCAATF to interact and keep up with the weekend's activities.

 
 

A Look at the Titan Athletes Competing this Weekend…

 

Deena Pierce

400-meter hurdles- First Round: Thursday, May 23 @ 4:30 p.m. CT…ranks 43rd in the NCAA West Region and ranks 38th in this weekend's field…finished the conference season with the fourth best time in the Big West, setting a personal best and breaking what was the school record with a time of 59.67 at the 2013 Big West Track and Field Championships.

 

400-meter hurdles- Quarterfinals: Friday, May 24 @ 7:30 p.m. CT…top three from six "first round" heats, plus the next six fastest times, advance to the quarterfinals (24).

 

Javon May

400-meter hurdles- First Round: Thursday, May 23 @ 5:00 p.m. CT…ranks 37th in the NCAA West Region and ranks 35th in this weekend's field…finished the conference season with the third best time in the Big West, running a personal best time of 52.16 at the 2013 Big West Track and Field Championships

 

400-meter hurdles- Quarterfinals: Friday, May 24 @ 7:45 p.m. CT…top three from six "first round" heats, plus the next six fastest times, advance to the quarterfinals (24).

 

Katie Wilson

400-meter dash- First Round: Thursday, May 23 @ 7:20 p.m. CT…ranks 30th in the NCAA West Region and ranks 21st in this weekend's field…finished the conference season with the second best time in the Big West, running a personal best time of 53.39 at the 2013 Big West Track and Field Championships. 

 

400-meter dash- Quarterfinals: Friday, May 24 @ 6:00 p.m. CT…top three from six "first round" heats, plus the next six fastest times, advance to the quarterfinals (24).

 

Morgan Thompson

400-meter dash- First Round: Thursday, May 23 @ 7:20 p.m. CT…ranks 48th in the NCAA West Region and ranks 34th in this weekend's field…finished the conference season with the fourth best time in the Big West, running a personal best time of 53.90 at the 2013 Big West Track and Field Championships

 

400-meter dash- Quarterfinals: Friday, May 24 @ 6:00 p.m. CT…top three from six "first round" heats, plus the next six fastest times, advance to the quarterfinals (24).

 

Ashley Sims

200-meter dash- First Round: Friday, May 24 @ 8:00 p.m. CT…ranks 53rd in the NCAA West Region and ranks 37th in this weekend's field…finished the conference season with the third best time in the Big West, running a personal best time of 23.78 at the 2013 Big West Track and Field Championships

 

200-meter dash- Quarterfinals: Saturday, May 25 @ 7:35 p.m. CT…top three from six "first round" heats, plus the next six fastest times, advance to the quarterfinals (24).

 

Bryan Luther

200-meter dash- First Round: Friday, May 24 @ 8:25 p.m. CT…ranks 87th in the NCAA West Region and ranks 46th in this weekend's field…finished the conference season with the third best time in the Big West, running a personal best time of 21.34 at the 2013 Big West Track and Field Championships

 

200-meter dash- Quarterfinals: Saturday, May 25 @ 7:50 p.m. CT…top three from six "first round" heats, plus the next six fastest times, advance to the quarterfinals (24).

 

Walter Whitaker

Triple jump - First Round: Saturday, May 25 @ 6:00 p.m. CT…ranks 40th in the NCAA West Region and ranks 37th in this weekend's field…finished the conference season with the fourth best leap in the Big West, recording a personal best jump of 49-11.75 at the 2013 Big West Track and Field Championships

 

*The 16 best marks, after tiebreakers, will qualify from the first round of three preliminary attempts to the final round of three tries. The top 12 advance the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore.