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Carr, Shell Punch Tickets to NCAA Outdoor Championships

Sophomore Carter Shell will return to the NCAA Outdoor Championships after punching his ticket in the long jump. On his final attempt, Shell posted a jump of 7.56m (24-9.75) to finish ninth among the 12 qualifiers that advance to Austin, Texas, for the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Shell finished 23rd in the event last year in Eugene, Ore.

Senior Michael Carr also punched his ticket to Austin. After passing on the initial height, Carr cleared the next three of the progression on the first attempt. He was unable to clear 5.36m (17-7) on his initial attempt, but on the second attempt cleared the bar to clinch his spot in Austin.