The University at Buffalo men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams competed in three events Thursday at the first day of the NCAA East Preliminaries at North Florida’s Hodges Stadium.
UB junior Ryan Billian was one of 48 that raced in the men’s 100-meter dash. He clocked in at 10.42, the 12th-best time, and is one of 24 advancing to the quarterfinals at 6:45 p.m. Friday.
Senior Meghan Manley’s collegiate career came to a close as she raced to a 2:08.41 finish in the 800-meter run to place 39th.
Juniors Tyler Scheving and Brian Crimmins just missed the 800 quarterfinals, placing 26th and 34th, respectively, with times of 1:49.08 and 1:49.63.