Track and Field to Compete in Akron Invitational
Herd Prepares for First Meet in Two Weeks
Feb. 9, 2012
AKRON, Ohio- Following a break from regular season action last weekend, the ladies of the Thundering Herd track and field team are set to resume their 2012 schedule this Friday and Saturday with two days of events at the Akron Invitational.
Hosted by the University of Akron, the indoor meet will welcome upwards of 20 women’s track and field teams from across the country to the Stiles Athletics Field House in Akron, Ohio. Marshall will announce its presence at the event on Friday when Sammantha Stroker, Lauren Bartoldson, and Julia Galloway kick things off in the 5000m run at 8:30 p.m., and conclude the meet with the 4x400m relay on Saturday at 5:45 p.m.
Marshall’s All-Conference USA athlete, Vanessa Jules, will compete in the 60m hurdle prelims at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, while her All-Conference companion, Jasia Richardson, will take part in the triple jump at 4:30 p.m. that same day.
For directions to the field house, starting heights and bar progressions, and a schedule of event times, please click here. For all other information, including a full list of event entries, live stats, and live video during the meet, please click the links below.