Local athletes compete in NCAA track championship

Cumberland’s Becky O’Brien and Brunswick’s David Slovenski each competed at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Wednesday at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Slovenski, a junior at Princeton University, finished tied for 12th place in the pole vault, clearing a height of 17 feet, 2-3⁄4 inches.

O’Brien, who is a junior at the University of Buffalo, had a throw of 164 feet to finish in 18th place in the discus.