July 2, 2015
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Former University of Notre Dame women’s track & field standout Jade Barber will travel to Gwangju, Korea, to compete at the 28th Summer Universiade of the World University Games, taking place July 3-14.
Barber, a nine-time Irish All-American who graduated in May, will compete in the 100-meter hurdles, in which she took sixth place at this year’s NCAA Outdoor Championships. She will be making her second appearance at the games, having claimed a silver medal as part of the national 4×100-meter relay squad in 2013 in Russia.
The USA National Team for track & field is comprised of 45 student-athletes and four coaches from around the country, with UCLA serving as the host school for the national team. UCLA associate head coach Jack Hoyt will lead the team in Gwangju and will be joined by UCLA distance coach Forest Braden, North Dakota State throws coach Justin St. Clair and Cal Poly sprints coach Danny Williams.
Action on the track is slated to take place July 8-12 and will be covered by the ESPN family of networks. To follow all the action for the USA National Team, follow @WUGUSATrack on Twitter.