WTRACK Preview: Bucs Set to Host Buccaneer Invitational

WTRACK Preview: Bucs Set to Host Buccaneer Invitational

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern hosts their second of two home meets this weekend at Bagwell-Settle Track. The Buccaneer Invitational will begin on Friday, March 22 with the javelin and hammer throw and continue on Saturday, March 23 with all other events.

Friday's events will begin with men's javelin at 1pm followed by the women's javelin and the men's and women's hammer throw. Saturday's field events begin at 11am with the women's long jump. Track events will start at 1pm with the women's 4x100 meter relay. The Distance Carnival will follow all events with the women's 3K steeplechase starting at 5pm.

Results for the event can be found online at - http://results.tfmeetpro.com/TimingInccom/CSU_Buccaneer_Invitational_2019/index.html

Teams Competing

  • Charleston Southern
  • The Citadel
  • South Carolina State
  • Francis Marion
  • Southern Maine
  • Methodist
  • South Carolina

Weekend Preview
In the outdoor season opener, the Bucs hosted the Jim Settle Spring Break Invitational. Caroline Edmondson continues to steal the show in the hurdle events. The junior turned in podium finishes in both of the hurdle events. She also anchored the Women's 4x400m relay to a first place finish.

Lauryn James looks to become one of the Bucs top sprinters as she was a part of the title winning 4x100m team and also won an individual title in the 100m. Milan Williams will be one of the top throwers competing this weekend after won last week's hammer throw.

In the jumps, Victoria Gibson continues to improve her personal best triple jump last week to take second in the triple jump.

Makennah Mills will follow up her outdoor debut when she won the 3K steeplechase while making her first collegiate appearance in the event

The Facility

Bagwell-Settle Track will play host to meets on two consecutive weekends after hosting the Jim Settle Spring Break Invitational last weekend along with this week's Buccaneer Invitational. The eight-lane track was resurfaced in 2015 by Precision Sports Surfaces. The complex also features two jump pits and space for high jump, pole vault, javelin, and discus/hammer throw. Admission is free all day on Saturday and spectators can sit on either of the stadium bleachers.

Social Media

For live updates from the Buccaneer Invitational, follow @CSUGameDay on Twitter.


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