AUSTIN, Texas — Four of Utah Valley University's five athletes participating in the NCAA Division I Track and Field West Preliminary Round begin action Thursday at Mike A. Myers Stadium located on the campus of the University of Texas.

McKell Camp-Nielson, who is ranked 14th in the nation in the javelin, opens at 10 a.m. MT, while Shelise Walker competes in the 1,500 meters at 5 p.m. and Nicholas Taylor will compete in the first of two events — the 100 meters — beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Later in the evening, Tim Rowberry will compete in the 800 meters beginning at 7:10 p.m.

Maryn Pincock will compete in the discuss beginning at 10 a.m. MT Friday, while Taylor will participate in the 200 meters at 7:10 p.m. Friday night.

Jay Hinton is a sports information assistant at Utah Valley University.