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HBCU sprinter headed for NCAA final and school record books

Courtesy of Alabama State Athletics

EUGENE, Ore. – Sophomore HBCU sprinter Jamarion Stubbs continues to etch his name in the Alabama State University record books. The Las Vegas native clocked in a time of 20.15 in the 200-meter dash to win the third heat and qualify for the finals on Friday at 9:37 p.m.

“I would like to thank Coach Beene and Coach Anderson for helping me get to this point,” Stubbs said. “Excited to represent Alabama State University and the HBCU community on Friday night.”

Alabama State University head coach Ritchie Beene is pleased with Stubbs’ success.

“I am excited for Jamarion,” added Beene. “He did a good job executing his race and we are looking forward to the finals on Friday.”

Jamarion Stubbs ran the fourth fastest time in the semifinals.

Cheickna Traore (Penn State) ran a 20.02, Tarsis Origot (Alabama) finished with a 20.09, and Robert Gregory (Florida) crossed the finish line with a 20.15 (20.143 to Stubbs 20.144).

Stubbs ran a 19.95 on the NCAA regional at Kentucky and is poised to medal.

Earlier in the evening Stubbs competed in the 100-meter dash. Stubbs crossed the finish line with a time of 10.31 and was fifth in the first heat, placing 17th overall.

Stubbs finished ahead of four student-athletes from Power 5 programs.

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NCAA Championships Final Round Schedule

Time (PT) Event Round Division
5:20 PM *National Collegiate Wheelchair 100m Final Men
6:02 PM 4×100 Relay Final Men
6:12 PM 1500 Meters Final Men
6:24 PM 3000 Steeplechase Final Men
6:42 PM 110 Hurdles Final Men
6:52 PM 100 Meters Final Men
7:02 PM 400 Meters Final Men
7:14 PM 800 Meters Final Men
7:27 PM 400 Hurdles Final Men
7:37 PM 200 Meters Final Men
7:43 PM 200 Meters Heptathlon Women
7:55 PM 5000 Meters Final Men
8:21 PM 4×400 Relay Final Men

The 2024 NCAA outdoor track and field championships will be broadcast on ESPN2 and ESPN.

HBCU sprinter headed for NCAA final and school record books

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