Eastern has qualified 4 athletes for the New Balance Outdoor Track and Field National Championship. All 4 have just completed their freshman year at Eastern.
Bryce Favors will run the Freshman 100m, qualifying with a seasonal best of 11.72. Luke Hoover will race in the Freshman Mile where he enters with a best time of 4:34. Both Sam Ackerman and Emerson Wells will compete in the Freshman 2 mile. Wells led the team in the 3200m with season best of 9:50 and Ackerman’s best was 9:53.
These young men played an integral role on the varsity team all spring as freshman and will be great leaders in the program for the next 3 years. Hoover ran at indoor nationals in March and all four competed at the KHSAA State Track & Field Championship.
New Balance Outdoor Nationals will be contested from June 19-21 in Greensboro, NC on the campus of North Carolina A&T. Fans can follow the action at www.nbnationals.com.