May 28, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Highlighted by a record-breaking performance in the 4×100 relay, five members of the Boston University men’s track & field team competed on Saturday at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Preliminary Championships hosted by the University of North Florida.
Senior David Lagerberg, junior Cameron Williams and sophomores Jordan Love and Cameron Nurse competed in the 4×100 relay prelims and finished with a time of 39.96, breaking the BU school record time of 40.19 set back in 2015.
Despite the record-breaking performance, the 4×100 relay team was not able to qualify for the NCAA Championships, finishing in 16th place, just .07 seconds in back of 12th-place finisher and final qualifier Purdue who finished with a time of 39.89.
Later in the meet, Cameron Williams also competed in the 200 meter dash quarterfinals. The school record holder in the 200m posted a time of 20.63 and finished in 14th place, just .04 seconds from qualifying for the NCAA Championships. Williams advanced to the quarterfinal after running a 20.96 in Friday’s prelims.
Also competing on Saturday, junior David Oluwadara closed out his sensational junior year in the triple jump, posting a mark of 15.71 meters and finishing in 18th place.