Chadron State College’s Alyssa Norton, Alex Graham and Charith Kapukotuwa have each qualified for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field National Championships Thursday, March 7 through Saturday, March 9 at the CrossPlex Complex in Birmingham, Ala.
Norton, a junior from Rushville, is entered in the shot put. She enters the meet after posting the 18th best mark in Division II this season, throwing 46-feet, 5 ¾ inches.
Norton will compete on Friday, March 8, at 3:30 p.m. and the preliminaries of the men’s 60-meters begin at 4 p.m. The finals of the 60-meter race is Saturday at 3:50 p.m.a
Norton, Graham and Kapukotuwa also headline the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Region honorees for Chadron State.
The top five from each region in individual events qualify for the squad and a total of 1,061 student-athletes were honored by the USTFCCCA.