2023 DI NCAA Outdoor Championships

2023 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Live Updates | Day 1

2023 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Live Updates | Day 1

NCAA D1 Track & Field Championships 2023 results and live updates from Michael A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

Jun 8, 2023 by Jennifer Zahn
2023 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Live Updates | Day 1

The country’s best collegiate track and field athletes are converging deep in the heart of Texas this week at the 2023 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Texas, and FloTrack is on site at Michael A. Myers Stadium to provide coverage all week across our site and social channels—follow along here:

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DAY 3 COVERAGE: 2023 NCAA D1 Outdoor Track & Field Championships Live Updates | Day 3

DAY 2 COVERAGE: 2023 NCAA D1 Outdoor Track & Field Championships Live Updates | Day 2

Day 1: Wednesday, June 7 (Men's Events)

Hammer Final (2:30 p.m. CT)

Harvard sophomore Kenneth Ikeji saved his best for last, unloading a personal-best and facility-record effort of 77.92m/255-8 on his final throw to pull out the victory in a thrilling, see-saw men's hammer competition on Day One of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Top 10 Finishers:

  1. Kenneth Ikeji, Harvard: 77.92m
  2. Kostas Zaltos, Minnesota: 76.33m
  3. Jordan Geist, Arizona: 75.97m
  4. Decio Andrade, Miami: 73.73m
  5. Nikolaos Polychroniou, USC: 72.65m
  6. Jake Kubiatowicz, Minnesota: 72.40m
  7. Tyler Merkley, Penn State: 72.40m
  8. Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan, Ole Miss: 71.38m
  9. Alencar Pereira, Georgia: 70.20m
  10. Jayden White, Washington: 70.07m

Read more: Harvard's Kenneth Ikeji Wins Hammer On Final Throw At NCAA Championships

Javelin Final (5:30 p.m. CT)

Tzuriel Pedigo of LSU unloaded the throw of his life in Round 3, sending the spear 79.79m/261-9 to break the school record and reclaim the men's javelin title at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Top 10 Finishers:

  1. Tzuriel Pedigo, LSU: 79.79m
  2. Ethan Dabbs, Virginia: 79.27m
  3. Chinecherem Propser Nnamdi, Baylor: 78.36m
  4. Marc Minichello, Georgia: 77.27m
  5. Sam Hankins, Texas A&M: 76.18m
  6. Braden Presser, Navy: 76.00m
  7. John Keenan, Notre Dame: 75.96m
  8. Cameron Bates, BYU: 74.71m
  9. Remi Rougete, Mississippi State: 73.41m
  10. Jackson Morris, Colorado State: 73.21m

Read more: Tzuriel Pedigo Of LSU Throws Personal Best To Win Second NCAA Javelin Title

Pole Vault Final (6:30 p.m. CT)

Kyle Rademeyer of South Alabama soared to a 5.70m NCAA title over Hunter Garretson of Akron, who also vaulted 5.70m but took second after missing his first attempt at the height. Last year's winner, Sondre Guttormse of Princeton, didn't make any attempts at 5.70m and instead opted to open up at 5.80m, but couldn't make good on those attempts.

Top 10 Finishers:

  1. 1. Kyle Rademeyer, South Alabama: 5.70m
  2. 2. Hunter Garretson, Akron, 5.70m
  3. 3. Jacob Englar, Washington: 5.60m
  4. 3. Zach Bradford, Texas Tech: 5.60m
  5. 5. Clayton Simms, Kansas: 5.60m
  6. 6. Sondre Guttormsen, Princeton: 5.60m
  7. 6. Caleb Witsken, BYU: 5.60m
  8. 8. Christyan Sampy, Houston: 5.45m
  9. 8. Benjamin Conacher, Baylor: 5.45m
  10. 8. Keaton Daniel, Kentucky: 5.45m

Read more: Kyle Rademeyer Of South Alabama Scores Upset Win For NCAA Pole Vault Title

4x100m Relay Semifinal (6:32 p.m. CT)

Florida and Florida State nabbed the big Qs out of heat one, LSU and Louisville made it in from heat two, and Texas Tech and Arizona State cruise to a qualifying berth from heat three. Alabama State, Georgia, Iowa made it in on time. 

LSU's 38.06 is the fastest qualifying time in NCAA history. 


  1. LSU, 38.06
  2. Texas Tech, 38.20
  3. Florida, 38.22
  4. Florida State, 38.27
  5. Louisville, 38.49
  6. Alabama State, 38.56
  7. Georgia, 38.62
  8. Iowa, 38.64
  9. Arizona State, 38.67

Read more: LSU Runs Fastest Men's 4x100m Qualifier Ever At NCAA Outdoor Championships

1500m Semifinal (6:46 p.m. CT)

Washington's Joe Waskom led the 12 qualifiers, who all finished within a second of each other, followed by Anass Essayi of South Carolina and Wisconsin's Adam Spencer. 

All three of Washington's qualifiers will appear in the final, and both of North Carolina's will, as well.


  1. Joe Waskom, Washington: 3:39.50
  2. Anass Essayi, South Carolina: 3:39.52
  3. Adam Spencer, Wisconsin: 3:39.53
  4. Nathan Green, Washington: 3:39.69
  5. Luke Houser, Washington: 3:39.72
  6. Isaac Basten, Drake: 3:39.72
  7. Fouad Messaoudi, 3:39.74
  8. Ezekiel Rop, Iowa State: 3:39.77
  9. Jesse Hunt, North Carolina: 3:39.80
  10. Liam Murphy, Villanova: 3:39.82
  11. Ethan Strand, North Carolina: 3:39.83
  12. Evan Dorenkamp, Penn State: 3:40.34

3000m Steeplechase Semifinal (7:02 p.m. CT)

Abdelhakim Abouzouhir or Eastern Kentucky led four runners under 8:36 with the top five of 12 qualifiers all coming from the second heat in a wild finish. 


  1. Abdelhakim Abouzouhir, Eastern Kentucky: 8:35.41
  2. Matthew Wilkinson, Minnesota: 8:35.69
  3. Kenneth Rooks, BYU: 8:35.79
  4. Derek Johnson, Virginia: 8:35.85
  5. Victor Shitsama of Oklahoma State: 8:36.27
  6. Duncan Hamilton, Montana State: 8:38.07
  7. Ed Trippas, Washington: 8:38.26
  8. Nathan Mountain, Virginia: 8:38.31
  9. Peter Herold, UCLA: 8:38.63
  10. Carson Williams, Furman: 8:39.92
  11. Victor Kobiego, UTEP: 8:41.24
  12. Kevin Robertson, Syracuse: 8:43.18

110m Hurdles Semifinal (7:32 p.m. CT)

The top six qualifiers, led by Phillip Lemonious in 13.28, all ran lifetime bests on their way to the final as six ran sub-13.40. 


  1. Phillip Lemonious, Arkansas: 13.28
  2. Connor Schulman, Texas A&M: 13.33 
  3. Giano Roberts, Clemson: 13.35
  4. Omotade Ojora, USC: 13.36
  5. De'Vion Wilson, Houston: 13:37
  6. Cameron Murray, NC State: 13:39
  7. Darius Luff, Nebraska: 13.40
  8. Jaheem Hayles, Syracuse: 13:47
  9. Rasheem Brown, Tennessee: 13:53 

100m Semifinal (7:46 p.m. CT)

Five 100m qualifiers went sub-10, led by PJ Austin of Florida, who blasted an NCAA lead and PR of 9.89.


  1. PJ Austin, Florida: 9.89
  2. Godson Oghenebrume, LSU: 9.93
  3. Favour Ashe, Auburn: 9.96
  4. Cole Beck, Virginia Tech: 9.97
  5. Shaun Maswanganyi, Houston: 9.99
  6. De’Marcus Fleming, LSU: 10.01
  7. Courtney Lindsey, Texas Tech: 10.024
  8. Micah Williams, Oregon: 10.026
  9. Udodi Onwuzurike, Stanford, 10.033

400m Semifinal (8 p.m. CT)

Justin Robinson of Arizona State and Florida's Emmanuel Bamidele both PR'd and went 1-2 in heat three to advance, going 44.54 and 44.67 respectively in a tight race. Georgia's Elija Godwin, whose 44.55 ranks second in NCAA Division I this year, advanced just ahead of Robinson's teammate Dubem Nwachukwu in another close finish from heat two. The Sun Devils advanced all three qualifiers to the final on Friday as Gamali Felix nabbed the eighth spot in 45.12.


  1. Justin Robinson, Arizona State: 44.54
  2. Emmanuel Bamidele, Florida, 44.67
  3. Elija Godwin, Georgia: 44.73
  4. Dubem Nwachukwu, Arizona State, 44.805
  5. Raheem Hayles, North Carolina A&T, 44.807
  6. Ryan Willie, Florida: 44.97
  7. JeVaughn Powell, Florida: 45.02
  8. Gamali Felix, Arizona State: 45.12
  9. Emmanuel Bynum, Tennessee: 45.33

Long Jump Final (8 p.m. CT)

Carey McLeod of Arkansas made the most of fresh legs on a warm evening, establishing a new facility record with an opening-round mark of 8.26m/27-1.25 that held up, earning the senior a victory in the men's long jump. His teammate, Wayne Pinnock, helped the Razorbacks deliver a 1-2 punch at the top of the podium.

Top 10 Finishers:

  1. Carey McLeod, Arkansas: 8.26m
  2. Wayne Pinnock, Arkansas: 8.15m
  3. Jordan Turner, Kentucky: 8.13m
  4. Malcolm Clemons, Florida: 8.07m
  5. Cameron Crump, Mississippi State: 7.91m
  6. Nikaoli Williams, Oklahoma: 7.90m
  7. Jeremiah Davis, Florida State: 7.88m
  8. Brandon Hicklin, LSU: 7.86m
  9. Sincere Robinson, Rutgers: 7.83m
  10. Chrstyn John (JC) Stevenson, USC: 7.79m

Read more: Carey McLeod Of Arkansas Wins Men's Long Jump At NCAA Outdoor Championships

800m Semifinal (8:14 p.m. CT)

Freshman Will Sumner of Georgia showed out with a PR of 1:46-flat to lead four underclassman in the top four spots into the final. The Longhorns advanced two juniors in Crayton Carrozza and Yusuf Bizimana. Washington's Sam Ellis originally qualified in second, but was later disqualified for a lane violation, which pushed Abdullah Hassan of Wisconsin into the final.


  1. Will Sumner, Georgia: 1:46.00
  2. Aidan McCarthy, Cal Poly: 1:47.60
  3. Handal Roban, Penn State: 1:47.66
  4. Crayton Carrozza, Texas: 1:47.73
  5. Tiarnan Crorken, Ole Miss: 1:47.93
  6. Conor Murphy, Virginia: 1:48.00
  7. Abdullah Hassan, Wisconsin: 1:48.02
  8. Yulaf Bizimana, Texas: 1:48.02
  9. Mehdi Yanouri, Oklahoma State: 1:48.28

400m Hurdles Semifinal (8:30 p.m. CT)

Heat three brought the heat as the top three finishers ended up being the top three heading into the final. 


  1. Chris Robinson, Alabama: 48.79
  2. Nathaniel Ezekiel, Baylor: 48.95
  3. Rasheeme Griffith, Tennessee: 49.00
  4. Caleb Dean, Texas Tech: 49.07
  5. Cass Elliott, Washington: 49.13
  6. Corde Long, Alabama: 49.34
  7. James Smith II, Texas A&M: 49.40
  8. Craig Saddler II, North Carolina: 49.57
  9. Caleb Cavanaugh, Georgia: 49.79

Shot Put Final (8:30 p.m. CT)

In his first event of the day, Jordan Geist was unable to improve on his early leading throw in the hammer and surrendered the lead.

The Arizona senior flipped the script in the men's shot put, launching the orb 21.06m/69-1.25 on his final throw to capture his first NCAA Outdoor Track & Field championship at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

The victory enabled Geist, who wound up third in the men's hammer earlier, to add an outdoor shot put title to the indoor crown he won in March.

Top 10 Finishers:

  1. Jordan Geist, Arizona: 21.06m
  2. Turner Washington, Arizona State: 21.04m
  3. Fred Moudani Likibi, Cincinnati: 20.54m
  4. Maxwell Otterdahl, Nebraska: 20.52m
  5. John Meyer, LSU: 20.44m
  6. Hayden Tobias, Ohio State: 20.26m
  7. Jordan West, Arkansas: 20.02m
  8. Jeff Duensing, California: 19.98m
  9. Alexander Kolesnikoff, Harvard: 19.88m
  10. Jonah Wilson, Nebraska: 19.75m

Read more: Last-Throw Heroics Give Jordan Geist Of Arizona NCAA Outdoor Shot Put Title

200m Semifinal (8:44 p.m. CT)

Stanford's Udodi Onwuzurike ran the second-fastest time in the NCAA this season, 19.76, as he brought six others along under 20 seconds. 


  1. Udodi Onwuzurike, Stanford: 19.76
  2. Courtney Lindsey, Texas Tech: 19.88
  3. Tarsis Orogot, Alabama: 19.94
  4. Robert Gregory, Florida: 19.95
  5. Javonte Harding, Tennessee: 19.98
  6. Shawn Maswanganyi, Houston: 19.99
  7. Terrence Jones, Texas Tech: 20.03
  8. Cameron Miller, Louisville: 20.17
  9. David Dunlap, Northern Arizona, 20.24

10,000m Final (9:08 p.m. CT)

Ky Robinson led a 1-2 Stanford sweep in the 10,000m, followed by his teammate Charles Hicks, after they closed a furious final lap in sub-56.

Top 10 Finishers:

  1. Ky Robinson, Stanford: 28:10.96
  2. Charles Hicks, Stanford: 28:12.20
  3. Casey Clinger, BYU: 28:13.63
  4. James Mwuara, Gonzaga: 28:14.64
  5. Isai Rodriguez, Oklahoma State: 28:15.48
  6. Graham Blanks, Harvard: 28:15.90
  7. Barry Keane, Butler: 28:17.21
  8. Patrick Kiprop, Arkansas: 28:27.54
  9. Victor Kiprop, Alabama: 28:29.28
  10. Cormac Dalton, Tulsa: 28:35.83

Read more: Ky Robinson of Stanford Wins 10,000m At NCAA Outdoor Championships

4x400m Relay Semifinal (9:48 p.m. CT) 

The Gators dominated, delivering a meet and facility record of 2:58.62 as they pulled all eight qualifying teams to 3:00 and below, with the "slowest" clocking 3:01.51. This final is going to be FIRE.


  1. Florida: 2:58.62
  2. Arizona State: 2:59.14
  3. Alabama: 2:59.24
  4. UCLA: 2:59.51
  5. Clemson: 2:59.78
  6. Baylor: 3:00.58
  7. Texas A&M: 3:00.88
  8. Arkansas: 3:00.97
  9. Georgia: 3:01.51

Read more: Florida Breaks Men's 4x400m Meet Record At NCAA Outdoor Championships


Leo Neugebauer of Texas won his heat of the 400m in a personal-best 47.08 to leapfrog Kyle Garland of Georgia back into the lead after Day 1 of the decathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Neugebauer concluded the first five events with 4591 points and will carry a 21-point advantage over Garland into Day 2. Sophomore Till Steinforth of Nebraska sits in third place with 4291 points while Austin West of Iowa and Ariel Soto Torrado of Arkansas sit in fourth and fifth respectively, each with 4266 points.

Top 10 after Day 1:

  1. Leo Neugebauer, Texas: 4,591
  2. Kyle Garland, Georgia: 4,570
  3. Till Steinforth, Nebraska: 4,291
  4. Austin West, Iowa: 4,266
  5. Yariel Soto Torrado, Arkansas: 4,266
  6. Peyton Bair, Mississippi State: 4,212
  7. Hakim McMorris, California: 4,196
  8. Ben Barton, BYU: 4,196
  9. Jack Turner, UTSA: 4,080
  10. Tayton Klein, Kansas: 4,056

Read more: Leo Neugebauer of Texas Leads Decathlon After Day 1 At NCAA Championships

NCAA Track And Field Outdoor Championships 2023 Schedule 

Here’s the schedule for college track and field’s outdoor championships: 

Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
6:32 PM4x100 RelaySemifinalMen
6:46 PM1500 MetersSemifinalMen
7:02 PM3000 SteeplechaseSemifinalMen
7:32 PM110 HurdlesSemifinalMen
7:46 PM100 MetersSemifinalMen
8:00 PM400 MetersSemifinalMen
8:14 PM800 MetersSemifinalMen
8:30 PM400 HurdlesSemifinalMen
8:44 PM200 MetersSemifinalMen
8:56 PM400 MetersDecathlonMen
9:08 PM10,000 MetersFinalMen
9:48 PM4x400 RelaySemifinalMen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
2:30 PM*HammerFinalMen
5:30 PMJavelinFinalMen
6:30 PMPole VaultFinalMen
8:00 PMLong JumpFinalMen
8:30 PM Shot PutFinalMen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
2:30 PM100 MetersDecathlonMen
3:10 PMLong JumpDecathlonMen
4:25 PMShot PutDecathlonMen
5:40 PMHigh JumpDecathlonMen
8:56 PM 400 MetersDecathlonMen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
7:32 PM4x100 RelaySemifinalWomen
7:46 PM1500 MetersSemifinalWomen
8:02 PM3000 SteeplechaseSemifinalWomen
8:32 PM100 HurdlesSemifinalWomen
8:46 PM100 MetersSemifinalWomen
9:00 PM400 MetersSemifinalWomen
9:14 PM800 MetersSemifinalWomen
9:30 PM400 HurdlesSemifinalWomen
9:44 PM 200 MetersSemifinalWomen
9:56 PM1500 MetersDecathlonMen
10:08 PM10,000 MetersFinalWomen
10:48 PM4x400 RelaySemifinalWomen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
3:30 PM*HammerFinalWomen
6:45 PMJavelinFinalWomen
7:30 PMPole VaultFinalWomen
9:00 PMLong JumpFinalWomen
9:30 PM Shot PutFinalWomen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
12:00 PM110 HurdlesDecathlonMen
12:50 PMDiscusDecathlonMen
2:00 PMPole VaultDecathlonMen
4:30 PMJavelinDecathlonMen
9:56 PM1500 MetersDecathlonMen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
8:02 PM4x100 RelayFinalMen
8:12 PM1500 MetersFinalMen
8:24 PM3000 SteeplechaseFinalMen
8:42 PM110 HurdlesFinalMen
8:52 PM100 MetersFinalMen
9:02 PM400 MetersFinalMen
9:14 PM800 MetersFinalMen
9:27 PM400 HurdlesFinalMen
9:37 PM 200 MetersFinalMen
9:43 PM200 MetersHeptathlonWomen
9:55 PM5000 MetersFinalMen
10:21 PM4x400 RelayFinalMen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
7:30 PMHigh JumpFinalMen
7:35 PMDiscusFinalMen
8:10 PM Triple JumpFinalMen

Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
2:45 PM100 HurdlesHeptathlonWomen
3:45 PMHigh JumpHeptathlonWomen
5:45 PM Shot PutHeptathlonWomen
9:43 PM200 MetersHeptathlonWomen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
8:02 PM4x100 RelayFinalWomen
8:12 PM1500 MetersFinalWomen
8:24 PM3000 SteeplechaseFinalWomen
8:42 PM100 HurdlesFinalWomen
8:52 PM100 MetersFinalWomen
9:02 PM400 MetersFinalWomen
9:14 PM800 MetersFinalWomen
9:27 PM400 HurdlesFinalWomen
9:37 PM 200 MetersFinalWomen
9:43 PM800 MetersHeptathlonWomen
9:55 PM5000 MetersFinalWomen
10:21 PM4x400 RelayFinalWomen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
7:30 PMHigh JumpFinalWomen
7:35 PMDiscusFinalWomen
8:10 PM Triple JumpFinalWomen


Time (CT)EventRoundDivision
4:00 PMLong JumpHeptathlonWomen
5:15 PMJavelinHeptathlonWomen
9:43 PM 800 MetersHeptathlonWomen

What Channel Is The 2023 NCAA Track And Field Outdoor Championships On?

The NCAA Track And Field Outdoor Championships are on ESPN2. Coverage for the first day begins at 7:30 p.m. ET Wednesday. Thursday coverage is at 8:30 p.m., Friday at 9 p.m. and Saturday at 9 p.m. ET.

The entire meet, including afternoon events, is streaming on ESPN+. 

Where Is The 2023 NCAA Track And Field Outdoor Championships? 

The 2023 NCAA Track and Field Championships are in Austin, Texas. The 2024, 2025 and 2026 meets will be in Eugene, Oregon, at Hayward Field. 

How Did Athletes Qualify For the 2023 NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships?

Athletes qualify to the Championships through performance in the First Rounds. Twelve competitors from each individual event and twelve teams from each relay event advance from each First Round site.