Athletics closes the season at the NCAA championships
EUGENE, Arch.— The University of Memphis track and field wrapped up its outdoor season this weekend after three athletes competed in the 2022 NCAA Outdoor Division I track and field championships.
After four full days of competition, the championships concluded on Saturday afternoon at Hayward Field.
Senior Cole Riddle finished the weekend as a Second Team All-America Honoree after placing 14th in the men’s pole vault. In the field of 24 athletes, Riddle had a peak height of 5.30 m.
Robbie Watsonwho made his debut at the outdoor championships, finished the men’s hammer with a best time of 65.24 m (23rd) and received the Honorable Mention All-America.
DeeNia McMiller finished her college career with an Honorable Mention All-America. She threw a 64.36-yard record in the women’s hammer and placed 19th
Riddle, Watson and McMiller were three of the 31 American Athletic Conference athletes who qualified and competed for the championships.