Nelvis earns 2nd team All-American honors at NCAA Championships

DES MOINES, Iowa. ( – Arkansas State sophomore sprinter Sharika Nelvis earned Second Team All-American status after finishing 14th overall in the semifinals of the 100m hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Wednesday at Drake Stadium.

Nelvis finished third in the first heat of the event with a time of 11.41 and missed qualifying for the event final by just .09 seconds.

Nelvis has another shot at qualifying for a final event when she competes in the 100m hurdles on Thursday at 7:10 p.m.  Nelvis has the fourth-fastest qualifying time in the 100m hurdles entering the semifinals on Thursday.