UW-W Athlete Competing in U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials

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MADISON, Wis.–Three Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference track & field standouts have secured spots in the 2024 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials.
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s Sam Blaskowski and UW-Oshkosh’s Davian Willems will compete in the 100-meter dash, while UW-Whitewater’s Shelvin Garrett II will participate in the triple jump.

Blaskowski and Willems are the only NCAA Division III individuals of the 34 declared competitors in the event. Both student-athletes qualified for the trials at the UW-La Crosse Eagle Open on May 10. Blaskowski had a time of 10.09 seconds, while Willems posted a time of 10.14 seconds.
Garrett II is one of two NCAA Division III student-athletes participating in the triple jump. He had a leap of 52-4 3/4 (15.97m) at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 9 to qualify for the trials.
The trials will take place June 21-30 at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon and will be available to watch live on NBC, Peacock and USA.

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