Senior Arielle Shaw of the Oglethorpe women's track and field will compete in the triple jump at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio. The Stormy Petrel takes to the takes to the track at 1:45 p.m. for her third NCAA triple jump competition in the last four years.
Shaw enters the weekend seeded 22nd out of the 22 competitors at the national meet, having posted a season-best jump of 38 feet, 6.75 inches at the Falcon Finale May 10 in Montevallo, Alabama. That serves as the 10th-best qualifying jump in her 11-woman flight.
The competitors with the nine best jumps after the preliminary phase will advance to the final round, which will immediately follow the preliminary round on Saturday.