UNCG senior runners and twin sisters Shaina Sumney and Chelsea Sumney have qualified for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Regionals, May 29-31 in Jacksonville, Fla. Shaina qualified in two events at the NCAA East Regional, the 3,000-meter steeplechase and the 5,000-meter race. Chelsea earned a spot in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to run with her sister. They are both speech pathology majors.
The 3,000-meter steeplechase is slated as the last race of the day May 30 at 9:30 p.m. while the 5,000-meter contest is scheduled for Saturday, May 31, at 8:45 p.m. The top 12 finishers in each race will advance to the NCAA National Championships June 11-14 in Eugene, Ore.