The No. 22 men's and No. 6 women's track and field teams will compete in the finals of the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore.
At the final day of competition at the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round, Arizona added seven additional entries to the program's total for the finals in Eugene.
After a rain-delayed second day of competition at the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round, Arizona had five student-athletes advance to finals of the NCAA Championships.
After the first day of the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round, Arizona had three student-athletes advance to finals of the NCAA Championships.
The No. 22 men's and No. 6 women's track and fields will compete in the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round on May 23-25.
2012 MPSF All-Academic
2012 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
2012: Indoors, Poston clocked a personal-best time of 7.56 in the preliminary round of the 60-meter dash at the MPSF Championships ... Poston advanced to the final of the 60 meters, taking fifth place with a time of 7.58 at the MPSF Championships ... She also ran the 200-meter dash at the MPSF Championships, taking 13th place with a season-best time 24.68 ... Outdoors, Poston clocked a personal-best time of 11.54 in the 100-meter dash at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual ... Her time of 11.54 is the third-best time in UA history ... At the preliminary round of the NCAA Championships, Poston clocked a time of 11.65 in the 100 meters, taking 28th place overall ... As a member of the 4x100-meter relay team, Poston earned all-conference honors in the event ... The quartet of Tamara Pridgett, Poston, Shale' Garland and Dahlys Marshall took seventh place at the Pac-12 Championships, clocking a time of 45.80 ... Their season-best time of 45.07 came at the Jim Click Shootout, good for a fourth-place finish.
2011: Her season-best time in the 60 meters came at the Lumberjack Invitational, posting a 7.57 and finishing in fifth place ... She also finished fifth at the Lumberjack Invitational in the 200-meter dash, running 24.68 ... At MPSF Indoor Championships, Poston had her personal-best time in the 200 meters, running a 24.45 and finishing ninth ... Outdoors, at the Pac-10 Championships, she had a season-best time of 11.65 in the preliminary race for the 100-meter dash ... Finished second in the 100 meters (11.81) at the dual meet with Arizona State and Northern Arizona ... At NCAA West Preliminaries, she posted a time of 11.78 in the opening round, finishing 25th ... In the 200-meter dash, her best time came in the prelims at the Pac-10 Championships, running a 23.80 and finishing ninth ... She qualified for the finals, where she also finished ninth with a time of 24.03 ... Competing at the NCAA West Preliminaries, she ran in the opening round of the 200 meters with a time of 24.66.
HIGH SCHOOL: At the Washington State meet as a freshman, participated in two all-state relays with the 4x100-meter relay squad placing fourth and the 4x200-meter relay placing eighth ... During her sophomore year, she placed third in the 200 meters at the state championships ... As a junior, she won the state titles in the 100 meters with a time of11.63w and the 200 meters in 24.05 ... As a senior, Poston repeated in the 100-200 double championships and earned all-state honors in the relays.
PERSONAL: Born Germe Junesca Poston, she is the daughter of Julianne and Sammy Cubean ... Has three siblings: Alyshya, Sammy Jr. and Jamal ... Poston's academic aspirations include nursing with career goals of being a labor and delivery nurse or neonatal nurse ... Majoring in pre-public health.