COLLEGE STATION, Texas (5/26/21) – Jermie Walker advanced past the first round in the 200m at the NCAA West Prelims, which began Wednesday at E.B. Cushing Stadium in College Station, Texas.
The Metairie, Louisiana, native clocked a personal-best 20.70 to place third in his heat, automatically qualifying him for the quarterfinals held Friday. Walker will race for one of 12 coveted spots in the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Aimar Palma Simo finished just outside of the top 12, placing 15th with a best throw of 64.19 (210-7.0) in the men's hammer throw.