Special to The Flash
HOW THEY GOT THERE:
Williams will compete in the high jump after clearing an NCAA provisional mark of 6′ 11″ (2.11m) at the Wes Kittley Invitational. Williams currently ranks second in the Lone Star Conference and ninth in the nation in his event. This will be the sophomore’s second appearance at the outdoor championships.
Chambers will represent the Texans in the long jump, after posting an NCAA provisional mark of 24′ 9.25″ (7.55m) at the Angelo State David Noble Relays. The senior from Shreveport is currently tied for second in the Lone Star Conference and 12th in the nation. This will be Chambers’ first time to qualify for the outdoor championships.
Both athletes were named to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Region team for their performances this season.
Meet information can be found here:
Chambers will jump in the finals on Thursday, May 25 at 6:20 p.m. Williams will jump Saturday, May 27 at 5:30 p.m.