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Herd Track and Field Travels to Liberty for Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational

Sydnei Taylor
Sydnei Taylor
Feb. 2, 2018

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va.—Marshall track and field travels for the second time during the 2017-18 season Friday to Liberty University for the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational. The two-day meet begins Friday at 3 p.m.

The Herd will compete against 16 other schools including two power-five teams in Maryland and South Carolina, a squad that is currently ranked 14th in the nation. Marshall in the only Conference USA team set to compete in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The meet is the final regular season road meet for Marshall during the indoor season. The Herd has two more indoor meets this season, hosting the Chipotle Marshall Invitational February 9-10 and traveling to the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama Feb. 17-18.

The first event for Marshall athletes is set for 4:30 p.m. Friday in the weight throw. Juniors Hasana Clark and Reneese Batson are scheduled to compete.

At 5 p.m., the distance medley relay is scheduled to compete for the first time this season. The scheduled four in the relay for Marshall is Barkley Castro, Talor Wilkerson, Mary Eliza Zulauf, and HollyAnn Swann.



The 5000 meter run is the next scheduled competition for Thundering Herd athletes at 6:05 p.m. Junior Adriana Cook is scheduled to compete.

The fourth and final event for Marshall athletes Friday is the shuttle hurdle relay set for 6:40 p.m. Hannah Carreon, Isabella Tremble, Taylor Robinson, and Sarah Bever are scheduled to compete.

Saturday events are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. with the pole vault and long jump.



4:30 p.m. Weight Throw: Reneese Batson, Hasana Clark

5 p.m. Distance Medley Relay: Team of Barkley Castro, Talor Wilkerson, Mary Eliza Zulauf, HollyAnn Swann

6:05 p.m. 5000m: Adriana Cook

6:40 p.m. Shuttle Hurdle Relay: Team of Hannah Carreon, Isabella Tremble, Taylor Robinson, Sarah Bever


10 a.m. Pole Vault: Lauren Zaglifa

Long Jump: Sarah Bever, Lauren George, Josie Raines

10:30 a.m. 60m Hurdles Prelims: Hannah Carreon, Safiyyah Mitchell, Taylor Robinson

10:55 a.m. 60m Prelims: Andrea Chidester, Brandy Elysee, Kayla Haywood

11:30 a.m. Shot Put: Ericka Budd

12 p.m. 1-Mile: Samantha Graffius, Abigail Short

12:45 p.m. 400m: Sydnei Taylor, Isabella Tremble, Danere’a White

1:30 p.m. 60m Hurdles Finals

1:40 p.m. 60m Finals

1:50 p.m. 500m: Christianna Dogan, Alyssa Long, Talor Wilkerson  

2 p.m. Triple Jump: Melany Belot, Denisha West

3:05 p.m. 1000m: Madeline Armstrong, Barkley Castro, Mary Eliza Zulauf

3:25 p.m. 200m: Brandy Elysee, Naja Greer, Safiyyah Mitchell

4:10 p.m. 3000m: Mary Kerby

5:10 p.m. 4x400m Relay: Team of Andrea Chidester, Breanna Hargrove, Danere’a White, Christianna Dogan



Follow the team on Twitter @HerdTFXC for updates, results, and more from the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational.