The collegiate season ramps up this weekend with NCAA Preliminary Rounds taking place in Sacramento, California, and Tampa, Florida. In each event, the top 12 finishers advance to the 2018 NCAA Championships in Eugene. After an extremely fast indoor and outdoor season, it's easy to be confident that the fast times will continue in the postseason.
Here are five other things we are confident will happen during this weekend's action in Sacramento and Tampa.
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Grant Holloway will set a personal best in either the long jump or the 110m hurdles
Houston will qualify four men in the 100m
LSU will break their own collegiate record in the women’s 4x100m
Maggie Ewen will easily qualify in the shot put, discus, and hammer throw
An All-American won’t make the top 12 in the West Prelim women’s 5000m