Alumni Update: Ashley West (Slippery Rock)

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Slippery Rock freshman high jumper Ashley West, a Pine-Richland graduate, will compete in the NCAA Division II National Indood Track and Field Championships on March 8-9 in Birmingham, Ala.

West will compete in the women's high jump at 5 p.m. ET on March 9. West has posted the best clearance in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference this winter. She enters her first national meet as the fifth seed.

The championships will be co-hosted by the Gulf South Conference and the city of Birmingham as part of the NCAA Division II Championship Festival. The track and field competition will take place at the Birmingham Cross Plex.

The top eight finishers in every event at the National Championships are awarded All-America status by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.