LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall freshman Rachel Wylie qualified for the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, marking the eighth straight year F&M has been represented at the meet. Wylie will compete in the 400-meter hurdles when the Championships begin on Thursday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Wylie opens competition with the prelims for the 400-meter hurdles on Thursday at 3:00 p.m. If Wylie registers a top-eight finish in the event, she will become the seventh Diplomat in the previous eight years to secure All-America status and will earn a spot in the event's final on Saturday at 2:15 p.m.
A complete schedule of events can be found by clicking here.
How Wylie Got Here
The Diplomat freshman's seed time of 1:02.22 places 19th in the nation and was set at the 2017 Centennial Conference (CC) Outdoor Championships on May 7, when Wylie garnered Gold with her school-record time, winning the event by almost two seconds and cementing her spot in the NCAA Championships.
Tickets cost $25 - adults and $15 - students for a Thursday through Saturday all-session pass, while single day passes cost $10 – adult and $7 – students. To purchase tickets, as well as parking passes, click here.