WINSTON SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA---Shaquille Dill, a sophomore at the University of St. Augustine's (FL), has provisionally qualified for the NCAA DII Indoor National Track and Field Championships in the 800 meters after his performance of 1:54.73 on Saturday to open the season.
Dill finished 2nd out of 43 competitors in the event. Since the time was run on a flat track (un-banked), his performance converted to a 1:53.12 for qualifying purposes.
The NCAA DII provisional standard is 1:53.7.
Dill stands at 2nd in the NCAA DII Individual rankings for the event. He was also part of the winning St. Augustine's 4x400 relay team which ran a nation DII-leading 3:15.59c mark.