UNH's John Prizzi and UVM's Nika Oullette will compete at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor TF Championships
UNH's John Prizzi and UVM's Nika Oullette will compete at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor TF Championships
Courtesy: America East Communications

Ouellette , Prizzi Head to Nationals

Release: 06/10/2014

EUGENE, Ore. –  America East will be represented in the NCAA Track & Field Nationals by its Twin State members, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Vermont’s Nika Ouellette will continue impressive season in the javelin. She threw a distance of 50.01 meters to become the first female in program history to reach the 50-meter mark in the event. The senior won her round and placed ninth overall to qualify for nationals, which kickoff next Wednesday, June 11 in Eugene, Oregon. She previously held a program-best mark of 49.98 meters which came during the 2012 America East Championships as a sophomore.

John Prizzi will travel to Oregon for the Wildcats and will run the 3000-meter steeplechase. Prizzi, who has been ranked in the top-10 among Division I athletes this season, took second in his heat and earned fourth overall during the East Regionals with a school-best mark of 8:42.20. He will be the first UNH athlete to participate at the NCAA Outdoor Championship since 2010.

The 2014 Outdoor Track & Field Nationals begin Wednesday, June 11th and will conclude Saturday, June 14th.

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