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NCAA West Preliminary Preview Part One: The Freshmen

Freshman Kyra Burke
Freshman Kyra Burke

May 26, 2014

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2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships Central

LOS ANGELES The Lion contingent, consisting of a program record six qualifiers, departed for Fayetteville, Ark., and the 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field West Preliminary Monday morning.

Competition for the six begins Thursday evening when Sheree Shea and Grace Graham-Zamudio run in the 10,000m, slated for 9:40 p.m. CST.

On Friday, Kyra Burke will compete in the 3,000m steeplechase at 9:30 p.m. CST. LMU will wrap up competition Saturday as Weston Strum races in the 5k at 8:05 p.m. CST. Shea, Graham-Zamudio, Danielle Shanahan and Kelli Sugimoto follow with the women's 5K at 8:45 p.m. CST.

 

 

In advance of their departure to Fayetteville, the LMU Sports Network sat down with each of the NCAA qualifiers. Our three-part series begins with the freshman duo of Shanahan and Burke, who become just the third and fourth rookie Lions to gain entry into the NCAA postseason.

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