2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Here's What Happened On Day 1 At NCAA Track And Field Championships 2024

Here's What Happened On Day 1 At NCAA Track And Field Championships 2024

The University of Oregon Track and Field and Hayward Field host the NCAA Track and Field Championships on June 5-8. Here's a Day 1 recap

Jun 6, 2024 by Matt Cannizzaro
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The biggest weekend in college track and field begins in Track Town USA, as the University of Oregon and Hayward Field host the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 

The meet begins on June 5 and ends June 8 after crowning the latest set of NCAA Track and Field champions. 

Day 1 of the meet will feature all men's events and several NCAA finals including: 

  • 10,000 Meters, Final, Men
  • Hammer
  • Pole Vault
  • Javelin
  • Long Jump
  • Shot Put

Day 1 marks the start of a busy June at Hayward Field, as the famed stadium also will host the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on June 21. Some of the same athletes competing this weekend will compete for a chance to go to Paris later this summer. 

Follow the first day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships by refreshing this page for the latest news, notes and winners on Day 1 in Eugene. 

Follow more detailed results here.

Men's 4x400 Final Set For 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Many track and field enthusiasts will say the greatest, and maybe the only true team aspect of the sport, is the relays.

The second men's relay of the 2024 NCAA Track and Field Championships, the 4x400, is one step closer to having a champion, as the semifinals took place Wednesday night in Oregon.

The Florida Gators are looking to win the event for the third consecutive time and will have that chance after advancing in third place Wednesday night with a time of 3:01.78. 

Texas A&M topped the semifinal standings with 3:01.17, followed by Arkansas (3:01.56).

Arizona State, the runner-up in 2023, grabbed the final spot for Friday's final (3:04.48), while UCLA, which finished third last year, missed the nine-team final by one spot.

Florida used a time of 2:57.74 to successfully defend its title a year ago.

The Gators' opportunity for a three-peat will take place Friday at 11:21 p.m. Eastern.

See who qualified:

  • Texas A&M - 3:01.17
  • Arkansas - 3:01.56
  • Florida - 3:01.78
  • Alabama - 3:01.88
  • USC - 3:02.29
  • LSU - 3:02.95
  • Texas - 3:03.51
  • Tennessee - 3:04.28
  • Arizona State - 3:04.48

Despite Fall, New Mexico Freshman Wins 10,000-Meter Battle At 2024 NCAA Championships

Despite some stumbles and tumbles in the men's 10,000-meter race at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, New Mexico freshman Habtom Samuel was able to pick himself up and take home his first national title Wednesday in Oregon.

Samuel, who entered the race ranked No. 3 in the nation, finished strong to claim the victory with a final time of 28:07.82, less than one second ahead of Alabama junior Victor Kiprop (28:08.59) and Oklahoma State freshman Denis Kipngetich (28:10.25).

Watch Samuel close out the race:

See the top 10 from Wednesday's 10,000-meter final at Hayward Field:

  • Habtom Samuel, New Mexico, Fr. - 28:07.82
  • Victor Kiprop, Alabama, Jr. - 28:08.59
  • Denis Kipngetich, Oklahoma State, Fr. - 28:10.25 
  • Ernest Cheruiyot, Texas Tech, Fr. - 28:10.81
  • Chandler Gibbens, Kansas, Sr. - 28:10.87 
  • Ian Kibiwot, Louisville, Sr. - 28:11.65 
  • Sanele Msondo, Iowa State, Jr. - 28:13.29 
  • Patrick Kiprop, Arkansas, Sr. - 28:13.99 
  • Alex Maier, Oklahoma State, Sr. - 28:14.81 
  • Kirami Yego, Arkansas, Sr. - 28:17.53

See Who Made The Men's 200-Meter Finals At The 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

The 200-meter action at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships was pretty straightforward, and nine athletes now will battle for the title Friday at 10:37 p.m. Eastern.

See who advanced:

  • Cheickna Traore, Penn State, Sr. - 20.02
  • Tarsis Orogot, Alabama, Jr. - 20.09
  • Robert Gregory, Florida, Sr. - 20.15 (20.143)
  • Jamarion Stubbs, Alabama State, So. - 20.15 (20.144)
  • Makanakaishe Charamba, Auburn, Jr. - 20.16
  • Wanya McCoy, Florida, Jr. - 20.22
  • Shaun Maswanganyi, Houston, Sr. - 20.25
  • Saminu Abdul-Rasheed, South Florida, So. - 20.30
  • Lance Lang, Arkansas, Sr. - 20.31

Ole Miss Star Robinson-O'Hagan Picks Up Shot Put Double

Ole Miss sophomore Tarik Robinson-O'Hagan put the finishing touches on a dominant season with the men's shot put title at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. 

It was the first outdoor shot put title for the Rebels and made Robinson-O'Hagan the 17th athlete in NCAA Division I history to win the indoor and outdoor crowns in the same season. 

The win Wednesday in Oregon was earned with a personal-best throw of 20.88m (68-6). Wisconsin junior Jason Swarens was second (20.38m), and South Carolina junior Dylan Targgart finished third (20.23m).

The victory for Robinson-O'Hagan also served as redemption, following a disappointing seventh-place finish in the men's hammer throw earlier Wednesday.

See the final results for the shot put:

  • Tarik Robinson-O'Hagan, Ole Miss, So. - 20.88m (68-6) PB CL
  • Jason Swarens, Wisconsin, Jr. - 20.38m (66-10ยฝ) SB
  • Dylan Targgart, South Carolina, Jr. - 20.23m (66-4ยฝ)
  • Danny Bryant, BYU, Jr. - 20.02m (65-8ยผ) PB
  • Courtney Lawrence, Clemson, Jr. - 19.92m (65-4ยผ) PB
  • Alexander Kolesnikoff, Georgia, Sr. - 19.70m (64-7ยพ)
  • Tyler Sudduth, Illinois, Sr. - 19.67m (64-6ยฝ)
  • Kevin Shubert, Nebraska, Sr. - 19.63m (64-5)
  • John Meyer, LSU, Sr. - 19.52m (64-ยฝ)
  • Cam Jones, Iowa State, Jr. - 19.30m (63-4)

USC Sophomore Takes Men's Long Jump Title At 2024 NCAA Track And Field Championships

USC sophomore Chrstyn John made light work of the men's long jump at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, winning by 6 inches over Florida State senior Jeremiah Davis.

John won with a personal-best and college-leading distance of 8.22m (26-11 3/4), and Davis managed 8.07m (26-5 3/4). Florida's Malcolm Clemons finished third with 8.05m. Davis and Clemons had season-best performances Wednesday.

See the final numbers for the top performers:

  • Chrstyn John (Jc) Stevenson, USC, So. - 8.22m (26-11ยพ) +0.8
  • Jeremiah Davis, Florida State, Sr. - 8.07m (26-5ยพ) -1.4
  • Malcolm Clemons, Florida, Jr. - 8.05m (26-5) +1.3
  • Johnny Brackins, USC, Jr. - 8.03m (26-4ยผ) +0.1
  • Wayne Pinnock, Arkansas, Jr. - 7.98m (26-2ยผ) +0.9
  • Charles Godfred, Minnesota, Fr. - 7.90m (25-11) +1.9
  • Goodness Iredia, South Florida, So. - 7.86m (25-9ยฝ) +0.7
  • Nikaoli Williams, Oklahoma, Jr. - 7.76m (25-5ยฝ) +2.6
  • Anthony Riley, Oklahoma, Sr. - 7.64m (25-ยพ) +1.7
  • Ramsey Hunt, Eastern Illinois, Sr. - 7.60m (24-11ยผ) +1.6
  • Sean Dixon-Bodie, Florida, Sr. - 7.60m (24-11ยผ) +1.5

Men's Javelin Title Claimed At 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Georgia senior Marc Minichello is a two-time national champion in the men's javelin. 

He won the event Wednesday in Oregon with a throw of 80.70 meters (264-9), finishing ahead of Washington senior Chandler Ault, who used a personal-best 79.31 to land in second place.

Minichello's winning toss came in Round 2, and Ault got the job done in Round 5. Miami (Fla.) junior Devoux Deysel finished third (75.14).

Minchello also won the title in 2022.

See the top finishers in 2024:

  • Marc Minichello, Georgia, Sr. - 80.70m (264-9)
  • Chandler Ault, Washington, Sr. - 79.31m (260-2) PB
  • Devoux Deysel, Miami (Fla.), Jr. - 75.14m (246-6)
  • Chinecherem Prosper Nnamdi, Baylor, Jr. - 75.07m (246-3)
  • Keyshawn Strachan, Auburn, So. - 74.95m (245-10)
  • Remi Rougete, Miss State, Jr. - 74.23m (243-6)
  • Mike Stein, Iowa, So. - 72.81m (238-10)
  • Cameron Bates, BYU, Sr. - 72.09m (236-6)
  • Sam Hankins, Texas A&M, Jr. - 71.77m (235-5)
  • Leif Nelson, USC, Sr. - 70.98m (232-10)

Finals Set For Men's 800 Meters At 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

There was a delay due to a protest, but names are in, and nine athletes will get to compete for the men's 800-meter national title Friday in Oregon, including a pair of Texas A&M teammates.

Texas A&M junior Sam Whitmarsh led the way with a time of 1:46.01 and was followed by Clemson senior Tarees Rhoden (1:46.18) and Texas A&M junior Kimar Farquharson (1:46.32).

See the top 15 finishers in the event, with a Q or q marking the nine advancers. The first and second finishers in each of the three heats, plus the three best times from the rest of the field, moved on.

The final for the men's 800 meters will take place Friday at 10:14 p.m. Eastern.

  • Sam Whitmarsh, Texas A&M, Jr. - 1:46.01 โ€“ Q
  • Tarees Rhoden, Clemson, Sr. - 1:46.18 โ€“ Q
  • Kimar Farquharson, Texas A&M, Jr. - 1:46.32 โ€“ q
  • Nicholas Plant, Virginia Tech, So. - 1:46.40 โ€“ q
  • Sean Dolan, Villanova, Sr. - 1:46.91โ€“ q
  • Shane Cohen, Virginia, Sr. - 1:46.94 โ€“ Q
  • Finley McLear, Iowa State, Jr. - 1:47.29 โ€“ Q
  • Rynard Swanepoel, Wake Forest, Jr. - 1:47.44
  • Darius Kipyego, Iowa State, Jr. - 1:47.56
  • Oussama El Bouchayby, Alabama, So. - 1:47.60
  • Caden Norris, Texas A&M, Jr. - 1:47.96
  • Camden Marshall, Indiana, Jr. - 1:48.17 โ€“ Q
  • Yusuf Bizimana, Texas, Sr. - 1:48.27 โ€“ Q
  • Rivaldo Marshall, Iowa, Jr. - 1:48.36
  • Dayton Carlson, Arizona State, Jr. - 1:48.66

Watch: Kentucky's Keaton Daniel Wins 2024 Men's Pole Vault Title

See Keaton Daniel's title-winning performance at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Oregon:

2024 Men's Pole Vault Title Headed To Kentucky

Kentucky senior Keaton Daniel is the 2024 NCAA men's pole vault champion after clearing a height of 5.67m (18-7 1/4) on Wednesday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. 

The performance was the best of the season for Daniel, who finished tied for eighth place in 2023.

This year's runner-up was Kansas junior Clayton Simms (5.62). Five competitors cleared 5.52 meters.

See the top performers in the pole vault:

  • Keaton Daniel, Kentucky, Sr. - 5.67m (18-7ยผ)
  • Clayton Simms, Kansas, Jr. - 5.62m (18-5ยผ)
  • Christyan Sampy, Houston, Sr. - 5.52m (18-1ยผ)
  • Simen Guttormsen, Duke, Sr. - 5.52m (18-1ยผ)
  • Cody Johnston, Illinois, Fr. - 5.52m (18-1ยผ)
  • James Rhoads, Penn, Jr. - 5.52m (18-1ยผ)
  • Skyler Magula, California, Sr. - 5.52m (18-1ยผ)
  • Max Manson, Washington, Sr. - 5.37m (17-7ยผ)
  • Conner McClure, Virginia Tech, So. - 5.37m (17-7ยผ)
  • Eerik Haamer, South Dakota, Sr. - 5.37m (17-7ยผ)
  • Kyle Rademeyer, South Alabama, Sr. - 5.37m (17-7ยผ)
  • Marshall Faurot, South Dakota, Sr. - 5.37m (17-7ยผ)

Finalists Determined For Men's 400-Meter Hurdles At 2024 NCAA Track And Field Championships

Three heats were run to decide the nine finalists for the men's 400-meter hurdles at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Texas Tech junior Caleb Dean ran the best time of his career - 48.05 - to set the pace, and he was followed by Tennessee senior and French superstar Clement Ducos (48.64) and Alabama senior Chris Robinson (48.79).

The event appeared to be even across the board, as three athletes qualified from each heat (top two finishers from each heat and the next three best times overall). The final will take place Friday at 10:27 p.m. Eastern.

See the nine finalists and their qualifying times:

  • Caleb Dean, Texas Tech, Jr. - 48.05
  • Clement Ducos, Tennessee, Sr. - 48.64
  • Chris Robinson, Alabama, Sr. - 48.79
  • Nathaniel Ezekiel, Baylor, Jr. - 48.93
  • Sean Burrell, LSU, Sr. - 49.03
  • Oskar Edlund, Texas Tech, Jr. - 49.44
  • Corde Long, Alabama, Sr. - 49.51
  • Jakwan Hale, Tennessee, Sr. - 49.88
  • Ja'Qualon Scott, Texas A&M, Jr. - 49.93

What Happened In The Men's 400-Meter Semifinals At The 2024 NCAA Track And Field Championships?

Georgia sophomore Christopher Morales Williams led the way for the nine qualifiers in the men's 400-meter semifinals at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, finishing at 44.96.

Texas A&M junior Auhmad Robinson was second (45.00) and followed by USC senior Johnnie Blockburger (45.13).

The finals for the event will take place Friday at 10:02 p.m. Eastern.

See who will join the three for a shot at a national title:

  • Christopher Morales Williams, Georgia, So. - 44.96
  • Auhmad Robinson, Texas A&M, Jr. - 45.00
  • Johnnie Blockburger, USC, Sr. - 45.13
  • Samuel Ogazi, Alabama, Fr. - 45.14
  • JeVaughn Powell, Florida, Sr. - 45.17
  • Justin Robinson, Arizona State, Jr. - 45.21
  • Judson Lincoln IV, Virginia Tech, So. - 45.42
  • Emmanuel Bynum, Tennessee, Sr. - 45.50
  • Reheem Hayles, Florida, Jr. - 45.59

How Fast Is Houston Sprinter Louie Hinchliffe?

Houston sophomore Louie Hinchliffe already was an athlete to watch at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, and he didn't disappoint Wednesday in the semifinals of the men's 100-meter event.

Hinchliffe ran a blazing 10.083 at Hayward Field to finish just ahead of Auburn freshman Kanyinsola Ajayi (10.085), while Northwestern State senior Zachaeus Beard was third (10.12).

The three were among the nine athletes who advanced to the 100-meter final, slated for Friday night at 9:52 p.m. Eastern.

See all nine finalists:

  • Louie Hinchliffe, Houston, So. - 10.09
  • Kanyinsola Ajayi, Auburn, Fr. - 10.09
  • Zachaeus Beard, Northwestern State, Sr. - 10.12
  • Favour Ashe, Auburn, Jr. - 10.13
  • Saminu Abdul-Rasheed, South Florida, So. - 10.14
  • Shaun Maswanganyi, Houston, Sr. - 10.14
  • Wanya McCoy, Florida, Jr. - 10.15
  • Lance Lang, Arkansas, Sr. - 10.22
  • Godson Oghenebrume, LSU, Jr. - 10.23

Learn more about Hinchliffe, who hails from England: British Sprinter Louie Hinchliffe And His Emergence At Speed City

Hinchliffe isn't the only sprinter turning heads in 2024. Fellow finalist Saminu Abdul-Rasheed of Ghana, has helped put the South Florida men's team on the map.

The USF men broke through at the recent 2024 Penn Relays presented by Toyota, winning the 4x100 and 4x200 Championship of America titles. 

Learn more about Abdul-Rasheed and the South Florida Bulls: The Arrival Of South Florida On The National Stage Has Been A Moonshot

Watch Ja'Kobe Tharp Handle Business In The 110-Meter Hurdles

Auburn freshman Ja'Kobe Tharp led the way in the semifinals of the men's 110-meter hurdles at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Men's 110-Meter Hurdles Semifinals Wrap Up At 2024 NCAA Track And Field Championships

The semifinals of the men's 110-meter hurdles took place Wednesday night at Hayward Field in Oregon, and nine athletes now are one step closer to becoming national champions.

The finals of the event are set for Friday at 9:42 p.m. Eastern.

The fastest time of the day belonged to Auburn freshman Ja'Kobe Tharp with a personal-best 13.18. Nebraska senior Darius Luff was second (13.31), and Houston senior De'Vion Wilson was third (13.34).

A look at all the finalists:

  • Ja'Kobe Tharp, Auburn, Fr. - 13.18
  • Darius Luff, Nebraska, Sr. - 13.31
  • De'Vion Wilson, Houston, Sr. - 13.34
  • Johnny Brackins, USC, Jr. - 13.37
  • Ja'Qualon Scott, Texas A&M, Jr. - 13.37
  • Matthew Sophia, LSU, So. - 13.37
  • Jerome Campbell, Northern Colorado, So. - 13.44
  • Malachi Snow, San Jose State, Fr. - 13.44
  • Samuel Bennett, Howard, Jr. - 13.46

Men's 3,000-Meter Steeplechase Finalists Determined At Hayward Field In Oregon

The 12 finalists (five top finishers from each of the two heats, plus the next two best times overall) have been determined for the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Six of the 12 advancers, including the top three runners, turned in personal-best performances on the biggest stage Wednesday night.

BYU sophomore James Corrigan led the way at 8:28.84 and was followed by Portland junior Estansis Ruiz (8:29.00) and Notre Dame sophomore CJ Singleton (8:29.23).

Check out the 12 qualifiers below. The final will take place at Hayward Field on Friday at 9:24 p.m. Eastern.

  • James Corrigan, BYU, So. - 8:28.84 PB
  • Estanis Ruiz, Portland, Jr. - 8:29.00 PB
  • CJ Singleton, Notre Dame, So. - 8:29.23 PB
  • Yasin Sado, Virginia, Sr. - 8:30.03
  •  Jackson Shorten, Princeton, So. - 8:31.68 PB
  • Tom Seitzer, Notre Dame, Sr. - 8:32.46 PB
  • Abdelhakim Abouzouhir, Eastern Kentucky, Sr. - 8:32.58
  • Nathan Mountain, Virginia, Jr. - 8:32.92
  • Parker Stokes, Georgetown, Sr. - 8:32.95
  • Gable Sieperda, Iowa State, Sr. - 8:32.96
  •  Levi Taylor, Montana State, Sr. - 8:33.11
  • Alexander Korczynski, Northeastern, Sr. - 8:33.13

Oregon's Elliott Cook Performs For Home Crowd 

Watch Oregon's Elliott Cook show off for the home crowd at Hayward Field. He led qualifying in the men's 1,500 meters.

Men's 1,500 Qualifying Complete At 2024 NCAA Track And Field Championships

Oregon junior Elliott Cook set the pace across two heats of men's 1,500-meter preliminaries at Hayward Field and will lead the 12 qualifiers into Friday's final (9:12 p.m. EDT).

Cook ran a personal-best 3:37.25 to edge Wisconsin junior Adam Spencer (3:37.32) and Northern Arizona sophomore Colin Sahlman (3:37.43).

The five best performers from each heat, plus the next two times overall, advanced.

See the top 20 times:

  • Elliott Cook, Oregon, Jr. - 3:37.25 โ€“ H2 Q
  • Adam Spencer, Wisconsin, Jr. - 3:37.32 โ€“ H2 Q
  • Colin Sahlman, Northern Arizona, So. - 3:37.43 โ€“ H2 Q
  • Nathan Green, Washington, So. - 3:37.51 โ€“ H2 Q
  • Luke Houser, Washington, Sr. - 3:37.53 โ€“ H2 Q
  • Ezekiel Rop, Iowa State, Sr. - 3:37.62 โ€“ H2 q
  • Joe Waskom, Washington, Jr. - 3:37.93 โ€“ H2 q
  • Rheinhardt Harrison, Oregon, Fr. - 3:38.70 
  • Alex Stitt, Oklahoma State, Jr. - 3:38.90 
  • Peter Smith, Iowa State, Sr. - 3:39.23 
  • Isaac Basten, Drake, Sr. - 3:39.60 
  • Liam Murphy, Villanova, Jr. - 3:39.68 โ€“ H1 Q
  • Anass Essayi, South Carolina, Jr. - 3:39.75 โ€“ H1 Q
  • Wes Porter, Virginia, Jr. - 3:39.88 โ€“ H1 Q
  • Ethan Strand, North Carolina, So. - 3:39.93 โ€“ H1 Q 
  • Damien Dilcher, Iona, Sr. - 3:40.07 โ€“ H1 Q
  • Parvej Khan, Florida, Fr. - 3:40.10 
  • Charlie O'Donovan, Villanova, Sr. - 3:40.31 
  • Tomas Palfrey, Oregon, So. - 3:40.82 
  • Steven Jackson, Boston College, Jr. - 3:40.85

Auburn Tops Men's 4x100 Relay Semifinals At 2023 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

After three heats of men's 4x100 action Wednesday at Hayward Field, Auburn topped the list of the nine teams headed to Friday's final (9:02 p.m. Eastern).

The top two teams from each heat, plus the next three best time, advanced.

  • Auburn - 38.38
  • Florida - 38.45
  • Houston - 38.48
  • USC - 38.54
  • Texas - 38.60
  • Texas Tech - 38.67
  • San Jose St. - 38.69
  • Arizona - 38.75
  • LSU - 38.76

LSU is the defending champion in this event. The Tigers won the 2023 title with 38.05.

Men's Hammer Throw Concludes At 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

University of California senior Rowan Hamilton (77.18m) edged defending national champion Kenneth Ikeji of Harvard (77.12m) to win the 2024 men's hammer throw national title Wednesday at Hayward Field.

The performance for Hamilton, also a three-time NAIA national champion, was a personal-best and came on his third attempt of the day. Ikeji's effort was his best of the season, but short of his title-winning toss in 2023 (77.92m).

Take a look at the top 10 finishers Wednesday in Eugene:

  • Rowan Hamilton - California [SR] - 77.18m
  • Kenneth Ikeji - Harvard [JR] - 77.12m
  • Angelos Mantzouranis - Minnesota [FR] - 75.50m
  • Israel Oloyede - Grand Canyon [SR] - 75.29m
  • Nikolaos Polychroniou - USC [JR] - 74.18m
  • Trey Knight - CSUN [JR] - 74.00m
  • Tarik Robinson-O'Hagan - Ole Miss [SO] - 72.81m
  • Parker Feuerborn - SE Missouri [SR] - 71.42m
  • Jeremiah Nubbe - Texas [SO] - 71.17m
  • Anthony Barmes - Drake [JR] - 70.04m

More standings can be found here.

Men's Decathlon Kicks Off Action At 2024 NCAA Track And Field Championships

The first half of the men's decathlon (10 events) kicked off the action at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, with the afternoon's festivities including the 100 meters, long jump, shot put, high jump and 400 meters.

Defending national champion Leo Neugebauer, a senior from the University of Texas, is the overall leader after the first day of competition with a collegiate-record 4,685 points. He leads Mississippi State sophomore Peyton Bair by more than 450 points (4,428), while Iowa senior Austin West is third at 4,272.

Neugebauer won the title in 2023 with a record score (collegiate) of 8,836 points, which also was the eighth-best score in the history of the event. He was the runner-up in 2022.

In Wednesday's five events, Neugebauer was first in the long jump with a personal-best 7.86, first in the shot put with a personal-best 17.46m, first in the high jump with a personal-best 2.07m, third in 100 (10.634) and sixth in the 400 (48.03).

Neugebauer also won the heptathlon at the 2024 NCAA Indoor Championships and was named USTFCCCA Indoor National Field Athlete of the Year for 2024.

Decathlon competition will resume Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Eastern with the 110-meter hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin and 1,500 meters.

Here's the top 10 after Day 1 of the decathlon at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships:

  • Leo Neugebauer, Texas, Sr. โ€“ 4,685
  • Peyton Bair, Miss State, So. โ€“ 4,428
  • Austin West, Iowa, Sr. โ€“ 4,272
  • Edgar Campre, Miami (Fla.), So. โ€“ 4,249
  • Jack Turner, Arkansas, Sr. โ€“ 4,116
  • Yariel Soto Torrado, Arkansas, Sr. โ€“ 4,090
  • Jami Schlueter, Washington, So. โ€“ 4,075
  • Tayton Klein, Kansas, So. โ€“ 4,068
  • Diarmuid O'Connor, Connecticut, Jr. โ€“ 4,047
  • Josh Farmer, UC Irvine, Sr. โ€“ 3,980

Read more about Neugebauer's record-setting performance and outdoor national championship in 2023: Leo Neugebauer Of Texas Breaks Collegiate Record To Win NCAA Decathlon

Get Ready For Day 1 Of The NCAA Track And Field Championships 2024

NCAA Track And Field Championships 2024 Schedule

All Times Eastern.

Wednesday, June 5

Track Events

  • 7:32 PM ET - 4x100 Relay, Semifinal, Men
  • 7:46 PM ET - 1500 Meters, Semifinal, Men
  • 8:02 PM ET - 3000 Steeplechase, Semifinal, Men
  • 8:32 PM ET - 110 Hurdles, Semifinal, Men
  • 8:46 PM ET - 100 Meters, Semifinal, Men
  • 9:00 PM ET - 400 Meters, Semifinal, Men
  • 9:14 PM ET - 800 Meters, Semifinal, Men
  • 9:30 PM ET - 400 Hurdles, Semifinal, Men
  • 9:44 PM ET - 200 Meters, Semifinal, Men
  • 9:56 PM ET - 400 Meters, Decathlon, Men
  • 10:08 PM ET - 10,000 Meters, Final, Men
  • 10:48 PM ET - 4x400 Relay, Semifinal, Men

Field Events

  • 5:00 PM ET - Hammer, Final, Men
  • 8:00 PM ET - Pole Vault, Final, Men
  • 8:45 PM ET - Javelin, Final, Men
  • 9:00 PM ET - Long Jump, Final, Men
  • 9:40 PM ET - Shot Put, Final, Men

Combined Events

  • 3:30 PM ET - 100 Meters, Decathlon, Men 
  • 4:10 PM ET - Long Jump, Decathlon, Men 
  • 5:25 PM ET - Shot Put, Decathlon, Men 
  • 6:40 PM ET - High Jump, Decathlon, Men 
  • 9:56 PM ET - 400 Meters, Decathlon, Men

How To Watch The NCAA Track And Field Championships 2024

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

When Is The NCAA Track And Field Championships 2024?

The NCAA Track And Field Championships 2024 takes place June 5-8 in Eugene, Oregon. 

Here's the schedule:

All Times Eastern

Wednesday, June 5

  • Men's Day 1: 7:30 PM | ESNP2

Thursday, June 6

  • Women's Day 1: 8:30 PM | ESPN2

Friday, June 7

  • Men's Day 2: 9:00 PM | ESPN2

Saturday, June 8

  • Women's Day 2: 5:30 PM | ESPN

Where Is The NCAA Track And Field Championships? It's Going To Be At Hayward Field

Last year, the 2023 NCAA Track and Field Championships were held in Austin, Texas, but it won't be back there any time soon. 

For now, the home of the biggest outdoor college track and field meet in the sport lives in Eugene. Hayward Field is hosting the meet every year until 2027.

This is the 15th time Eugene, or "Track Town, USA" as it's called, has hosted the meet. 

Here are the future dates: 

  • 2024: Eugene, Ore., Hayward Field, June 5-8    
  • 2025: Eugene, Ore., Hayward Field, June 11-14    
  • 2026: Eugene, Ore., Hayward Field, June 10-13    
  • 2027: Eugene, Ore., Hayward Field, June 9-12

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