Case Western Reserve University graduate student Cassandra Laios, junior Dominic Oddo and sophomore Trey Razanauskas have qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships that will be held on March 8th-9th in Boston, Massachusetts.
Laios will be competing in the women's weight throw and shot put, Oddo will compete in the men's heptathlon and Razanauskas will compete in the men's 5,000-meter run.
Laios will compete in the weight throw on Friday, March 8th at 4:15 p.m. and then in the shot put on Saturday, March 9th at 11:00 a.m. The fifth-year Spartan, making her national meet debut, is seeded fifth in the weight throw with a mark of 18.05 meters and seeded 11th in the shot put with a mark of 13.92 meters.
Laios achieved her qualifying mark in the weight throw when she placed first in the event during the Division III All-Ohio Indoor Championships on February 9th. She achieved her qualifying time in the shot put when she finished first in the event at the Sixth-Annual Spartan Holiday Classic on December 1st.
Oddo will compete in the men's heptathlon beginning on Friday at 10:00 a.m. with four events (60-meter dash, long jump, shot put and high jump) and then conclude the heptathlon on Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. (60-meter hurdles, pole vault and 1,000-meter run). Oddo is seeded 19th in the heptathlon with a score of 4,733 points.
Oddo achieved his qualifying score this past weekend when he set the school-record and placed second in the event at the 2019 Polar Bear Final Qualifier Meet.
Razanauskas will compete in the 5,000-meter run on Friday, March 8th at 7:45 p.m. He is seeded 14th in the event with a time of 14:31.07. Razanauskas achieved his qualifying time in the 5,000-meter run when he set a school-record and placed third in the event during the University Athletic Association Championships on February 23rd.
All events will be held at the Reggie Lewis Center on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Boston.