Filip, Riddle Set for NCAA Outdoor Championships

June 6, 2017

By: Kenny Bybee (kab10@rice.edu)

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EUGENE, Ore. - Scott Filip and Austin Riddle will represent the Owls this week at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oreg.

Filip, from Bloomingdale, Ill., automatically qualified for his second career NCAA Outdoor Championship appearance by recording 7915 points in the decathlon at the Texas Relays, a mark that currently ranks seventh in the nation. Filip competed at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, earning First Team All-American honors with an eighth place finish. He will be competing this Wednesday and Thursday with five events scheduled each day.

Riddle, a native of Houston, will also be making his second career appearance in Eugene, Ore. after his sixth place qualifying mark (66.00m/216-6.00) in the hammer throw at the NCAA West Prelims in Austin, Texas. Riddle earned All-American Honorable Mention after placing 19th at last year's NCAA Outdoor Championships. He will be throwing on Wednesday at 4 p.m. (CT) in flight 2 of 2.

The NCAA Championships will once again be broadcast live on the ESPN family of networks. The main feed of the track will be aired live on ESPN2 beginning at 7:30 and 5:30 p.m. (CT) on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively, and on ESPN starting at 7:30 and 5:30 p.m. (CT) on Friday and Saturday, respectively. There will also be additional live streams on ESPN3 and ESPNU throughout the four-day meet to show the field and combined events.

The meet will be split into men's and women's competitions days with the men competing on Wednesday (June 7) and Friday (June 9) while the women will compete on Thursday (June 8) and Saturday (June 10).

Owls at NCAA Outdoor Championships
(Wednesday, June 7)

2:30 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (100m) | Heat 1 of 3 | WatchESPN
3:10 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (long jump) | Flight 1 of 2
4:00 PM (CT) - Austin Riddle | Hammer Throw | Flight 2 of 2 | WatchESPN
4:25 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (shot put) | Flight 2 of 2 | WatchESPN
5:40 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (high jump) | Flight 1 of 2
8:56 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (400m) | Heat 1 of 3
(Thursday, June 8)
12:30 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (110m hurdles) | Heat 4 of 6 | WatchESPN
1:20 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (discus) | Flight 1 of 2 | WatchESPN
2:30 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (pole vault) | Flight 1 of 2
5:00 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (javelin) | Flight 1 of 2 | WatchESPN
8:56 PM (CT) - Scott Filip | Decathlon (1500m) | Heat 1 of 1


 

 


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