March 10, 2010
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Seniors Joanna Schultz and Jack Howard will represent the Irish track and field squads this weekend at the NCAA Indoor Championships held at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville, Ark.
Schultz will be competing in the NCAA Indoor Championships for the second straight season. Last year, the Holmen, Wis., native earned All-America honors after finishing eighth in the 400-meter dash, the same event she’ll be competing in this season. Schultz won her first BIG EAST indoor title last month after running the 400-meter dash in 53.16, the fourth-fastest time in program history. She is currently ranked 12th nationally.
Jack Howard will compete in the men’s 800 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
Howard will be making his first appearance in the NCAA Championships. The Libertyville, Ill., product won the BIG EAST 800-meter indoor title this season and clocked Notre Dame’s sixth-best 800-meter time of 1:48.60 at the Meyo Invitational. Howard is ranked 15th nationally.
The NCAA Indoor Championships begin Friday at 10:00 a.m. (CT), and continue Saturday at 11:00 a.m. The women’s 400-meter preliminary heats begin Friday at 6:10 p.m., followed by the men’s 800-meter preliminary heats at 6:55 p.m.
Fans can catch all the action at the NCAA Indoor Championships via live web streaming. ESPN360.com will stream portions of the championships live beginning at 8:00 p.m. (CT) Friday and 6:10 p.m. Saturday. NCAA.com will stream supplemental coverage as available when ESPN360.com is not live. Additionally, ESPN2 will air a 90-minute show at 1:30 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, March 17.
Complete results will be available at www.UND.com following each day of competition.