NCAA DI Final Site Participants: Where Are They From?

The 2019 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships begin Wednesday, June 5, at Mike A. Myers Track and Soccer Stadium in Austin, Texas.

From The InfoZone: National Championships Central

Many call the meet a global event and after looking at the championship field, it’s easy to see why.

The following is a breakdown of the championship field based on hometowns provided by institutions. It includes relay participants and alternates declared in the technical process.

177 institutions (1215 athletes)
131 men’s programs (623 athletes)
144 women’s programs (592 athletes)

BREAKDOWN BY CATEGORY


BY HOME COUNTRY (56 countries)
United States: 984 (81.0%)
Jamaica: 42 (3.5%)
Canada: 25 (2.1%)
Kenya: 17 (1.4%)
Australia: 15 (1.2%)
Great Britain: 12 (1.0%)
Norway: 8
Ghana: 8
South Africa: 7
Germany: 6
Barbados: 5
Bahamas: 5
Trinidad & Tobago: 5
Nigeria: 4
Sweden: 4
Israel: 4
France: 4
Mexico: 3
Brazil: 3
Italy: 3
Spain: 3
Denmark: 3
British Virgin Islands: 3
New Zealand: 2
Slovakia: 2
Zimbabwe: 2
Bulgaria: 2
Greece: 2
Lithuania: 2
Grenada: 2
Guyana: 2
Iceland: 2
Antigua & Barbuda: 1
Belarus: 1
Finland: 1
Chile: 1
Haiti: 1
Latvia: 1
St. Vincent & The Grenadines: 1
Colombia: 1
Uganda: 1
Mauritius: 1
Poland: 1
Czech Republic: 1
Hungary: 1
Moldova: 1
St. Lucia: 1
Netherlands: 1
India: 1
Bermuda: 1
Turks & Caicos Islands: 1
Guadeloupe: 1
Bosnia-Herzegovina: 1
Estonia: 1
Japan: 1
Paraguay: 1

BY HOME U.S. STATE (49 states + D.C. + Puerto Rico) 
Texas: 142 (14.4%)
California: 103 (10.5%)
Florida: 68 (6.9%)
Georgia: 47 (4.8%)
Ohio: 46 (4.7%)
Virginia: 44 (4.5%)
Illinois: 38 (3.9%)
Pennsylvania: 33 (3.4%)
New York: 33 (3.4%)
North Carolina: 29 (2.9%)
Washington: 28 (2.8%)
Michigan: 23 (2.3%)
Minnesota: 22 (2.2%)
Maryland: 22 (2.2%)
Missouri: 22 (2.2%)
New Jersey: 21 (2.1%)
Arizona: 21 (2.1%)
Utah: 20 (2.0%)
Colorado: 20 (2.0%)
Indiana: 16 (1.6%)
Louisiana: 15 (1.5%)
Oregon: 15 (1.5%)
Wisconsin: 14 (1.4%)
Tennessee: 13 (1.3%)
Arkansas: 13 (1.3%)
Alabama: 12 (1.2%)
South Carolina: 11 (1.1%)
Massachusetts: 11 (1.1%)
Iowa: 9
Nebraska: 8
Kansas: 7
Kentucky: 6
Montana: 5
Nevada: 5
Mississippi: 4
North Dakota: 4
South Dakota: 4
Oklahoma: 4
Idaho: 3
Connecticut: 3
Wyoming: 3
West Virginia: 3
Rhode Island: 3
New Mexico: 2
Alaska: 2
New Hampshire: 2
Maine: 1
Delaware: 1
Hawaii: 1
Puerto Rico: 1
District of Columbia: 1
Vermont: 0

BY U.S. MEDIA MARKET (130 markets)

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX: 70 (7.1%)
Houston, TX: 56 (5.7%)
Los Angeles, CA: 56 (5.7%)
New York, NY: 47 (4.8%)
Atlanta, GA: 42 (4.3%)
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD: 38 (3.9%)
Chicago, IL: 31 (3.2%)
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL: 25 (2.5%)
Philadelphia, PA: 23 (2.3%)
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA: 22 (2.2%)
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN: 21 (2.1%)
Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, MI: 21 (2.1%)
Denver-Boulder-Greeley, CO-KS-NE: 20 (2.0%)
Salt Lake City-Ogden, UT-ID: 19 (1.9%)
Cleveland-Akron, OH-PA: 17 (1.7%)
Portland-Salem, OR-WA: 16 (1.6%)
Orlando, FL: 16 (1.6%)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA: 15 (1.5%)
Boston, MA: 15 (1.5%)
Kansas City, MO-KS: 14 (1.4%)
Columbus, OH: 13 (1.3%)
Phoenix-Mesa, AZ-NM: 13 (1.3%)
St. Louis, MO-IL: 13 (1.3%)
San Diego, CA: 12 (1.2%)
Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC-VA: 11 (1.1%)
Indianapolis, IN: 11 (1.1%)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC: 11 (1.1%)
Jacksonville, FL-GA: 10 (1.0%)
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC: 9
Fresno, CA: 9
Richmond-Petersburg, VA: 9
Pittsburgh, PA-WV: 9
Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, VA-NC: 8
Dayton-Springfield, OH: 8
Columbia, SC: 7
Salisbury, MD-DE-VA: 7
San Antonio, TX: 7
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR: 7
Nashville, TN-KY: 6
Memphis, TN-AR-MS-KY: 6
Tucson, AZ: 6
Birmingham, AL: 5
Baton Rouge, LA-MS: 5
Sacramento-Yolo, CA: 5
Omaha, NE-IA-MO: 5
Lafayette, LA: 5
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL: 5
Louisville, KY-IN: 5
Tallahassee, FL-GA: 4
Spokane, WA-ID: 4
Toledo, OH: 4
Cincinnati-Hamilton, OH-KY-IN: 4
Casper, WY-ID-UT: 4
Sarasota-Bradenton, FL: 4
Missoula, MT: 4
Green Bay, WI-MI: 4
Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN: 4
Sioux Falls, SD-IA-MN-NE: 4
Las Vegas, NV-AZ-UT: 4
Jackson, MS-AL-LA: 3
Savannah, GA-SC: 3
Columbus, GA-AL: 3
Pensacola, FL: 3
Staunton, VA-WV: 3
Albuquerque, NM-AZ: 3
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO-OK: 3
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle, PA: 3
Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah, WI: 3
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX: 3
Cedar Rapids, IA: 3
Amarillo, TX-NM: 3
Eugene-Springfield, OR-CA: 3
Richland-Kennewick-Pasco, WA: 3
Rochester, NY-PA: 3
Champaign-Urbana, IL: 2
Milwaukee-Racine, WI: 2
New Orleans, LA-MS: 2
Reno, NV-CA: 2
Austin-San Marcos, TX: 2
Oklahoma City, OK: 2
Springfield, MO: 2
Grand Island, NE: 2
Charleston, WV-KY-OH: 2
Roanoke, VA-NC-WV: 2
Tulsa, OK-KS: 2
Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland, MI: 2
Fort Myers-Cape Coral, FL: 2
Pendleton, OR-WA: 2
Des Moines, IA-IL-MO: 2
Jonesboro, AR-MO: 2
Madison, WI-IL-IA: 2
Anchorage, AK: 2
Syracuse, NY-PA: 2
Knoxville, TN: 2
Fort Wayne, IN: 2
Mobile, AL: 2
Charleston-North Charleston, SC: 2
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL: 2
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY: 2
Wichita, KS-OK: 2
Lexington, KY-TN-VA-WV: 2
Lincoln, NE: 2
State College, PA: 1
Lake Charles, LA: 1
Boise City, ID-OR: 1
North Platte, NE-CO: 1
Billings, MT-WY: 1
Odessa-Midland, TX: 1
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: 1
Huntsville, AL-TN: 1
Topeka, KS: 1
Idaho Falls, ID-WY: 1
Wausau, WI: 1
Burlington, VT-NY: 1
Bangor, ME: 1
Macon, GA: 1
Columbia, MO: 1
Corpus Christi, TX: 1
La Crosse, WI-MN: 1
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA-AR: 1
Monroe, LA: 1
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD: 1
Montgomery, AL: 1
Peoria-Pekin, IL: 1
Honolulu, HI: 1
Duluth-Superior, MN-WI: 1
Wheeling, WV-OH: 1
Springfield, IL-MO: 1
Albany, GA: 1
Elkhart-Goshen, IN-MI: 1


BY LISTED HOMETOWN (4 or more athletes)

Houston, Texas: 21 (1.7%)
Kingston, Jamaica: 15 (1.2%)
Miami, Fla.: 11
Eldoret, Kenya: 10
Atlanta, Ga.: 10
Orlando, Fla.: 9
Dallas, Texas: 9
Brooklyn, N.Y.: 9
San Diego, Calif.: 8
St. Catherine, Jamaica: 7
Phoenix, Ariz.: 6
Montego Bay, Jamaica: 6
Arlington, Texas: 6
Charlotte, N.C.: 6
Chesapeake, Va.: 6
Philadelphia, Pa.: 5
Richmond, Va.: 5
McKinney, Texas: 5
Indianapolis, Ind.: 5
Colorado Springs, Colo.: 5
Detroit, Mich.: 5
Portland, Ore.: 4
Tucson, Ariz.: 4
Sydney, Australia: 4
Palmdale, Calif.: 4
Pittsburgh, Pa.: 4
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.: 4
Louisville, Ky.: 4
Mansfield, Texas: 4
Jacksonville, Fla.: 4
Memphis, Tenn.: 4
Katy, Texas: 4
Oakland, Calif.: 4
Long Beach, Calif.: 4
Accra, Ghana: 4
Baton Rouge, La.: 4


BY INSTITUTION (10 or more total athletes, including relay athletes and relay alternates)

Arkansas: 37 (3.0%)
Oregon: 35 (2.9%)
Florida: 29 (2.4%)
BYU: 26 (2.1%)
Texas Tech: 26 (2.1%)
Texas A&M: 25 (2.1%)
Ohio State: 24 (2.0%)
LSU: 24 (2.0%)
UCLA: 24 (2.0%)
Alabama: 23 (1.9%)
Texas: 22 (1.8%)
Kentucky: 22 (1.8%)
Clemson: 22 (1.8%)
North Carolina A&T: 21 (1.7%)
Southern California: 19 (1.6%)
Arizona: 19 (1.6%)
Oklahoma: 19 (1.6%)
Florida State: 18 (1.5%)
Iowa: 18 (1.5%)
Houston: 17 (1.4%)
Indiana: 17 (1.4%)
South Carolina: 17 (1.4%)
Nebraska: 17 (1.4%)
Virginia Tech: 16 (1.3%)
Tennessee: 16 (1.3%)
Kansas State: 16 (1.3%)
Baylor: 15 (1.2%)
Stanford: 14 (1.2%)
Colorado: 14 (1.2%)
Kansas: 13 (1.1%)
Penn: 13 (1.1%)
Miami (Fla.): 13 (1.1%)
Washington: 12 (1.0%)
Georgia: 12 (1.0%)
Colorado State: 11
Western Kentucky: 11
NC State: 11
Iowa State: 11
Duke: 10