WTRACK Preview: Bucs to Compete in Aggie and Charlotte Invitationals

WTRACK Preview: Bucs to Compete in Aggie and Charlotte Invitationals

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern will return to the track after the team took a week off this past weekend. The team will once again be split with most sprinters and jumpers going to the Aggie Invitational in Greensboro, N.C. and others competing at the Charlotte Invitational in Charlotte.

Time
The Aggie Invitational is set to begin at 4pm on Friday with the javelin with the running events starting at 5pm with the 110 meter hurdles. The action continues on Saturday at 9am with the triple jump and the 4 x 100 meter realy at 11am.

The Charlotte Invitational gets started on Friday afternoon with the hammer throw at 3pm and the 1500 meter prelims at 7:15pm. Saturday's events begin with the high jump at 11am and the 4 x 100 meter relay at noon.

Results
Keep up with the Aggie Invitational at this link - http://csusports.com/links/3gu47e

Live results from the Charlotte Invitational are available here - http://csusports.com/links/iedc9l

Weekend Preview
Lauryn James has the second best time in the Big South so far in the 100 and 200 meters at 11.71 in the 100 and 24.46 in the 200.

 

Last time out, the Bucs competed in the Florida Relays where Caroline Inman ran a school best of 17:18.40 in the 5K and now holds the top time in the conference this year. Also from that meet, Caroline Edmondson ran about a second off her personal best in the 400 hurdles and ranks second in the Big South.

In the field, Milan Williams turned in her season best hammer throw of 56.31m.

The Facility

Both meets this weekend will be at Irwin Belk Tracks. NC A&T's Belk Track is a Mondo Super X Performance track that has eight, wide lanes and new throw areas. The track has hosted two NCAA East regionals in the last 15 years and hosted the the US Junior Olympics in 2009.

Charlotte's Belk Track and Field Center has played host to USA Track and Field events, the AAU Junior Olympic Track and Field competition and Atlantic 10 Track and Field and. The track was installed in the fall of 2016 and is made of a Beynon BSS 2000 embedded granule polyurethane surface.

Social Media

For updates from both meets this weekend, follow @CSUGameDay on Twitter.

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