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Zimbabwe: Maisvorewa Makes the Grade for U.S. Indoor Group


Zimbabwean Vimbayi Maisvorewa’s popularity as among the best feminine collegiate monitor and subject athletes within the US continued to develop when she was picked for this coming weekend’s 2024 NCAA Indoor Monitor and Area Championships.

Maisvorewa is on an athletics scholarship at Auburn College and she or he is among the three Tigers who’ve been chosen for this meet after an excellent indoor season in america.

In line with experiences from Auburn, Auburn monitor and subject could have three student-athletes competing within the 2024 NCAA Indoor Monitor & Area Championships on March 8-9 at The Monitor at New Steadiness in Boston, Massachusetts, as introduced by the NCAA Division I Males’s and Girls’s Monitor & Area and Cross Nation Committee final Tuesday.

Graduate pupil Sanaa Barnes will compete within the excessive soar and juniors Simone Jonhson and Maisvorewa within the triple soar and the 400m, respectively.

The highest 16 declared athletes in every occasion and relay obtain bids to the championships.

Maisvorewa enters her first Indoor NCAA Championships after breaking the varsity document within the girls’s 400m (52.16) at SECs.

She completed the preliminaries in eighth place to advance to finals, making her the primary Auburn girls’s finalist on the indoor championship within the occasion since 2012.

With a closing time of 52.72, she completed the occasion in sixth place. Her qualifying time got here on the SEC Indoor Championships

Barnes can be making her third NCAA Indoor Championships look. She positioned fourth in 2019 and tenth in 2021 whereas at Villanova.

Her PR soar of 1.85m on the Vanderbilt Invitational certified her for championships. She completed fourth on the SEC In-door Championships, tying her PR.

This can be Johnson’s second look at indoor championships. She was 14th in 2023 whereas at San Diego State.

Eventually weekend’s SEC Indoor Championships, Johnson secured the bronze medal within the girls’s triple soar (13.06m). She enters the meet ranked ninth within the nation.

Johnson punched her ticket to NCAAs following a 13.46m soar on the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational in February.

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