Lorman, MS – Senior track sensation, Nate Hughes, has reached another milestone of his collegiate career, by qualifying for the NCAA Finals in the 400 meter hurdles. Hughes qualified with a time of 50.77 which was .65 seconds from finishing in first place. Hughes also ran the 110 meter hurdles, but did not qualify for the event in the NCAA Finals time.
For Hughes performance this weekend, he was named to the All Mid-East Regional Team.
Lino Reyes, Hughesâ€™ teammate, had a strong showing at the Mid-East Regional but did not qualify for the NCAA Finals. Reyes finished with a time of 55.42 in the 400 meter hurdles.
The NCAA Finals will take place on June 11-14, 2008 on the campus of Drake University