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Updated 9/3/2013

2013-14 Track & Field/Cross Country Walk on Procedures
The NAU Track & Field program will be conducting a try-out for any current NAU student who meets the criteria listed below. Proof of meeting such criteria must be from the 2012 cross country competitive 2013 track & field competitive season. Marks from previous will NOT be accepted.In order to be eligible for the try-out the student must first have a physical examination performed by a NAU athletic trainer. Students must also be registered through the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Try-Out Information

Try-outs will be held on the track at Lumberjack Stadium on October 17th (Thursday) and 18th (Friday) at 3:00pm.

Plan to arrive 60 minutes early in order to properly warm-up.

What to Bring:

  • Water
  • Running Shoes (Spikes are NOT allowed for this try-out)
  • NCAA Identification Number
  • Proof of performances from 2012-13 season track & field competitions (from a high school, junior college or university). Results from other seasons will NOT be accepted.

EXAMPLE: Kelly Davis (Hasselt High School) 100m time of 12.53 wind reading 1.7 competition held at Orange County Championships (2013).

Team Selection

The names of the individuals who are selected to join the NAU Track & Field program will be posted on the second floor of the HLC (Health and Learning Center) north entrance, door number 2007 by noon October 22nd.

Contact Assistant Coach McDaniel with any questions kendrick.mcdaniel@nau.edu or (928) 523-9324.

* The NAU Coaching Staff reserves the right to use their own discretion in accepting athletes to one of the teams.

Cross Country/Track Distance Standards

  800 1600 3200 3K 5K
MEN 2:00 4:25 9:30
8:40
15:50
WOMEN
2:20
5:25
11:30
10:50
19:10

Throws Standards

  SHOT PUT* HAMMER* JAVELIN* WEIGHT* DISCUS*
MEN 51ft 165ft 170ft 53ft 150ft
WOMEN 38ft 145ft 105ft 45ft 110ft

* - High School/College

Jumps/Pole Vault

  LONG JUMP TRIPLE JUMP POL VAULT HIGH JUMP  
MEN 21'0 46' 14' 6'4
WOMEN 17'5 35'5 10' 5'2  

Sprints/Hurdles

  100M 200M 400M 100H/110H 300H/400H
MEN 11.15 22.40 50.50 14.85 40.00
WOMEN 12.50 25.70 58.00 14.75 46.00/1:04

Day One (October 17th)

Sprinters, Hurdlers and Jumpers

  • Standing Long Jump (Two Attempts)
  • Standing 30m Test (Two Attempts)
  • Flying 30m Test with a 20m Fly Zone

Throwers:

  • Standing Long Jump (Two Attempts)
  • Over-Head Shot Throw (Two Attempts)
  • Front Shot Throw (Two Attempts)

Distance Runners:

Timed Mile (Do not need to report for Day Two)

Day Two (October 18th)

Sprinters, Hurdlers and Jumpers

  • Over-Head Shot Throw (Two Attempts)
  • Quickness Test, Timed Box Jump Test (Two Attempts)
  • 300m Test

Throwers:

Will have opportunity to display ability in the throwing event(s) the student is trying out for by throwing for distance. Two attempts per event will be allowed.

 

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