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Track and Field Begins 2013 at Kentucky Invitational

Jan. 10, 2013

Schedule of Events | Video


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Marshall University track and field will start off the new year with a trip to Lexington, Ky. for the Kentucky Invitational this Friday and Saturday at UK’s Nutter Field House. 

Friday’s events for the Thundering Herd will begin at 5 p.m. with the long jump and will close with the distance medley relay at 8:30 p.m.  Action will resume on Saturday at 11 a.m. and will continue until 3:20 p.m. when the 1,600m relay rounds out the competition. 

In last year’s Kentucky invitational, Marshall senior Vanessa Jules tied her own school record with a 5-09.25 score in the high jump which was good enough for a fourth place finish overall.  Jules also recorded a top five finish in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.65.  Fellow senior Crystal Walker finished in seventh place in the triple jump after producing a score of 38-8.75. 

The complete schedule of events can be found below. 

Friday Schedule
Running Events
Time                 Event                                                    
8:30pm             Women Distance Medley Relay
8:45pm             Men Distance Medley Relay

Field Events
Time                 Event                                                  
5:00pm             Women Long Jump                                     
5:30pm             Women Weight Throw
5:30pm             Women / Men High Jump
7:00pm             Women Pole Vault
8:00pm             Men Long Jump
8:00pm             Men Weight Throw
8:30pm             Women Distance Medley Relay
8:45pm             Men Distance Medley Relay

Saturday Schedule
Running Events
Time                  Event                                                    
11:00am            Women 3,000m
11:15am            Men 3,000m
11:30am            Women 60m Hurdles
11:42am            Men 60m Hurdles
11:50am            Women 60m
12:05pm            Men 60m
12:15pm            Women Mile
12:30pm            Men Mile
12:45pm            Women 60m Hurdles
12:50pm            Men 60m Hurdles
12:55pm            Women 60m
1:00pm              Men 60m
1:10pm              Women 400m
1:30pm              Men 400m
1:50pm              Women 800m
2:02pm              Men 800m
2:12pm              Women 200m
2:32pm              Men 200m
2:50pm              Women 3,000m
3:05pm              Men 3,000m
3:20pm              Women 1,600m Relay
3:40pm              Men 1,600m Relay

Field Events
Time                  Event                                                   
11:00am           Women Triple                            
11:00am           Women Shot Put
11:30am           Men Pole Vault
1:15pm             Men Triple Jump
1:45pm             Men Shot Put 2 Flights - 9 to Final