Moore to Compete at NCAA Women's Track and Field Championship

Holy Cross Athletics   05-21-2019

Sophomore Christa Jay Moore of the Holy Cross women’s track and field team has qualified for the East Preliminary Round of the NCAA Championship in the pole vault. Moore will compete at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 24 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.

HOW TO FOLLOW:

  • The pole vault will get underway on the second day of the NCAA East Preliminary Round at Hodges Stadium. Moore is scheduled to compete in the second flight.
  • Live results for all events will be available here.
  • There also will be a paid video stream available on FloTrack.

HOW SHE GOT HERE:

HISTORY:

  • Moore is the first Crusader in program history to qualify for an NCAA Championship in the women’s pole vault. She becomes the fourth student-athlete in Holy Cross history to qualify for an NCAA Championship in women’s track and field.
  • Zoe Matherne (Class of 2018) was a two-time qualifier in the 800 meter run in 2017 and 2018. She finished 44th overall (2:12.66) in the event in 2017 before improving to a 34th-place finish (2:07.75) in 2018.
  • Tiffany Reid (Class of 2010) placed 24th in the 200-meter dash at the 2009 NCAA East Regional with a time of 24.60. 
  • Andrea Madden (Class of 2004) previously came in 26th in the hammer throw at the 2004 NCAA East Regional with a distance of 52.20 meters.

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