Akindolie & Fontaine Qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

Akindolie & Fontaine Qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Wheaton College track & field seniors Lizzy Akindolie and Raevyn Fontaine have qualified for the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. 

Akindolie is currently ranked 16th in the nation in the triple jump with a distance of 11.66m, while Fontaine ended the regular season ranked ninth in the nation in the 60m hurdles with a personal best time of 8.88.

The duo are the only members of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) competing in each of those events. Overall the pair are two of the 18 athletes representing the NEWMAC at the championships. 

The championships will take place March 9-10 in Birmingham, Alabama.