ASU's Sharika Nelvis qualifies for NCAA Championships in 100 meters & 100 meter hurdles

AUSTIN, Texas ( –Arkansas State sophomore Sharika Nelvis qualified for her second event at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in as many days by running a 12.99 in the 100 hurdles during the final day of competition at the NCAA West Prelims Saturday.

Nelvis Friday in the 100m before running the second-fastest time in the 100 hurdles, including winning the third heat of the event. Nelvis broke her own ASU school record running the first sub-13 second 100 hurdles in school history. Her time was the fastest non-wind assisted time recorded at the meet.

Nelvis moves on to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which will be held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 6-9.

Junior Solomon Williams finished sixth in the second heat of the 110 hurdles semifinal posting a time of 13.93. Williams was 18th overall in the event.

Sophomore Ethan Sandusky finished ninth and 32nd overall in the men's pole vault achieving a height of 5.10m.