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Akerele and Hicks Each Finish Top 30 in 200m Dash at West Preliminary

Akerele and Hicks Each Finish Top 30 in 200m Dash at West Preliminary

The Basics
Event: NCAA Preliminary Rounds / Hosted by Texas
Location: Mike A. Myers Stadium / Austin, Texas
Complete Results: NCAA Preliminaries – Day 2

AUSTIN, Texas – Oral Roberts track and field continued action at the NCAA West Preliminary, Friday, as Omeiza Akerele and D'Khari Hicks each finished inside the top 30 in the 200m dash at Mike A. Myers Stadium.  

News & Notes
- Akerele was the top ORU finisher, clocking in at 21.01 seconds to finish fourth in his heat and 26th overall.

- Hicks was close behind his teammate finishing fifth in the same heat at 21.07 seconds, good enough for 29th overall in the event.

- Akerele was 40th in the region entering the event, while Hicks was 26th entering the meet.

Up Next
Jaden Purnell will finish the ORU competition at the NCAA West Preliminary as he competes in the triple jump at 3 p.m. Saturday.

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