Multiple Huskers qualify for NCAA Track and Field Championship

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Three Husker track and field athletes have qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships at the Preliminary Round on Wednesday at the University of Arkansas. Maxwell Otterdahl (shot put), Burger Lambrechts Jr. (shot put), and Alex Talley (hammer throw) each finished in the top 12 of their event to earn one of 24 spots for the NCAA Championships at the University of Oregon in June.

Tally finished sixth in the hammer throw with a throw of 219-9. He finished sixth at nationals last year while at North Dakota State. Otterdahl placed sixth in the shot put after throwing 64-6 1/2. He placed eighth at nationals in 2021. Lambrechts Jr. finished ninth with a throw of 62-7 1/4. He was the Big Ten indoor champion and finished fourth at the indoor championships.

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