Track and Field Teams Split Up for Three Meets in Three Regions of the Country
April 28, 2005
Memphis, Tenn. - The Memphis track and field teams will once again split up this weekend to head to three meets in three regions of the country as athletes will travel to Philadelphia, Pa., Stanford, Calif., and Monroe, La.
Jumpers Lisa-Marie Hyman, Janon Busby and Brandon Winbush, along with the men's 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams will travel to Philadelphia for the Penn Relays, one of the strongest meets, college and professional, in the country. Hyman and Winbush, who will compete in the women's triple jump and men's long jump, respectively, and both relay teams will be in action on Friday, while Busby will compete in the men's triple jump on Saturday. If the relay teams advance past the preliminary rounds, both event finals are set for Saturday afternoon.
Lady Tiger distance runner Daniele Riendeau will be the only athlete to travel to Stanford as she will look for a 1500m Regional qualifying time at the Cardinal Invitational, one of the top distance meets in the country. The women's 1500m is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday night.
The remainder of the U of M squads, men and women, will travel to Monroe for the Indian Classic, hosted by the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Competition is set to begin at 11 a.m. with the women's javelin. The first men's event will be the javelin, which is slated for 12 p.m. Running events will begin at 1:30 p.m. with the men's 3000m steeplechase, and all other events will follow in a rolling time schedule.
Live results for the Penn Relays can be followed at www.thepennrelays.com, while the Cardinal Invitational will also have live results available at www.gostanford.com.
Complete results and recaps for all three meets will be posted at gotigersgo.com following the completion of competition.