BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Follow the progress of senior Samantha Richner (Hanson, Mass.) and sophomore Ellie Bucknell (New Bedford, Mass.) as they compete at the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships on May 25th and May 26th at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Richner will be competing in the high jump at an NCAA Championship meet for the third straight time. She qualified for the indoor championships this past March and earned All-American honors at the outdoor championships last spring.
Richner is seeded 19th as she recorded her qualifying (and school record tying) mark of five feet, 6.5 inches (1.69 meters) at the Division III New England Championships on May 5th while competing in the heptathlon.
Bucknell is making her debut at the NCAA Championships. She is seeded 13th in the javelin and recorded her qualifying mark of 138 feet, six inches (42.3 meters) at the NEICAAA Championships on May 12th.
The women's javelin is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at 3:00 PM, while the women's high jump is slated to get underway at 10:30 AM on Friday morning.
Click on the links below for the meet schedule, webcast and live scoring.