Track and Field Set to Travel to Birmingham, AL
by Tiana Cephers/SU Sports Information
January 17, 2019
Baton Rouge, LA | The Southern University Track and Field team is headed to Birmingham, Alabama for their second indoor meet of the season. They will participate in the Samford Invitational on Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19 at the Birmingham Crossplex.
The Jaguars will be one of 26 teams competing.
The Jaguars will get the opportunity to run in the same facility where the 2019 Track and Field Indoor SWAC Championship is being held Thursday, February 14 and Friday, February 15.
SU will also face conference foe Gambling State University, Alcorn State University, Alabama A & M University, Alabama State University, Jackson State University, and Mississippi Valley State University this weekend.
Field events will begin on Friday evening for Southern at 7:00 pm with the start of the women's high jump and the men's weight throw. The running events will begin at the same time Friday evening starting with the men's 200- meter dash. To follow will be the women's 200-meter dash.
Day two will begin promptly at 8:00 am with the women's weight throw and the running events are scheduled to start at 9:00 with a final of the women's 5000-meter.
After a four day practice week, head coach Teremine White and the team are all fueled up and ready to improve their performance from the previous week. Coach White said, "We're ready to put down some really good marks and some really good times"
Live stats will be available at https://www.xpresstiming.com/Live/2019/Indoor/Sam2/ .