SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Nebraska had three athletes qualify for nationals in the women’s javelin at the NCAA West preliminary meet on Thursday.
Senior Chase Wolinski (second, 179 feet, 9 inches), junior Brittni Wolczyk (eighth, 163-7) and sophomore Sydney Otto (10th, 161-7) all qualified for the NCAA championships June 5-8 by finishing in the top 10.
Wolczyk qualified for nationals for the fourth time, while Otto qualified for the second time.
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The Nebraska 100, originally selected in 2005 and then updated and re-ranked in 2015, came from a pool of nearly 500 names from the ranks of high school, college, amateur and professional sports from the past 140 years. Assistance came from a panel of veteran sports observers from across the state, with the newspaper's sports staff determining the final rankings.