Spartan Pair Punch Tickets To NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
Tim Ehrhardt and Nick Guerrant represent MSU in College Station, Texas.
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Two athletes from the Michigan State track & field team have qualified for the 2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships, announced by the NCAA Track & Field and Cross Country Committee on Tuesday. Redshirt-senior Tim Ehrhardt and sophomore Nick Guerrant will compete in the Green and White in College Station, Texas, from March 9-10.
Ehrhardt set a new school record at the Akron Invitational on Feb. 3, clearing a 5.60m (18'4.25") pole vault. The vault ranks fifth in the nation following the completion of the indoor season and first out of all Big Ten Conference vaulters. Ehrhardt will make his third appearance at NCAA Indoor Championships, following a fourth-place finish (5.50m, 18-0.5) at last season's event to earn First-Team All-America honors.
Guerrant also broke the program's heptathlon record with a score of 5,758 points, claiming a second-place finish at the Big Ten Championships and earning a spot on the All-Big Ten team. Guerrant broke his personal record in the 60m hurdles (8.52) and the 1,000m (2:44.74), while tying his PR in the 60m (7.03) and pole vault (4.65m.) Guerrant qualified for NCAA Indoor Championships for the first time in his Spartan career.
ESPN3 will stream the meet live starting at 6:30 p.m. ET on March 9 and starting at 5 p.m. ET on March 10. A re-air of the championship will take place starting at 7 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 11 on ESPN2.