The NCAA III released the qualifiers for the 2016 Indoor Track and Field Championships that will be hosted by Grinnell College March 11-12, at the Bear Athletic Center, Grinnell, Iowa.
Luther senior Tricia Serres has qualified and will be making her third appearance at the national indoor finale. Serres qualified in the Mile for the third time of her career. She earned All-America honors in this event in 2013 placing fourth and 2014 when she was the national runner-up. Serres also earned All-America honors in 2014 in the 3,000 meter run placing third. The top-eight place winners in each event earn All-America honors.
The women's Mile prelims will take place on Friday, March 11 at 1:45 p.m. The top three times from the two preliminary heats, plus the next four fastest times, for a total of 10 competitors, will advance to the finals that will be held on Saturday, March 12 at 1:40 p.m.