Erin Kerkhoff running in a race

UNI's Erin Kerkhoff has been named to the 2023 U.S. Paralympic national track and field team, as announced by U.S. Paralympic Track and Field on Sunday.

Kerkhoff, a Solon, Iowa native and sprinter for UNI, will have the opportunity to represent the United States along with 44 other American athletes on the world stage at the World Para Athletics Championships to be held July 8-17 at Charlety Stadium in Paris. The meet will also serve as a qualifying event for next summer's Paralympic Games, also scheduled to be held in Paris.