ETSU looks to continue momentum from strong showings at Charlotte 49er Classic last weekend
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 26, 2015) – The ETSU track & field program will be back in action this weekend when it competes at the Raleigh Relays at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility on the North Carolina State University campus.
Information regarding the Raleigh Relays can be accessed by clicking here including meet schedules, live results, live streaming, and start lists.
Competition at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility will begin on Friday morning with the women’s 5000-meter run at 9:30. Sprints events will continue throughout the afternoon before distance action gets underway with the women’s 1500-meter run at 4:45 and ends with the men’s 10,000-meter run at 10:50 p.m. Field events will begin on Friday morning at 10 a.m. with the men’s discus and will conclude for the day with the women’s discus invitational at 5 p.m.
Track action will pick back up on Saturday with the men’s 4x1500-meter relay at 11 a.m. and end with the women’s 4x400-meter relay at 4:35 p.m. An abbreviated portion of field competition will commence on Saturday with the men’s hammer final at 10 a.m. and will conclude with the women’s javelin final at 1 p.m.
The Bucs will aim to continue the momentum after a strong showing at the Charlotte 49er Classic last weekend, March 19 – 21, to kick off the 2015 outdoor season. Over the three days of competition, ETSU totaled 10 top-three event finishes including exceptional performances by junior thrower Verena Tobis (Dusslingen, Germany) and junior sprinter Keturah Williams (Alpharetta, Ga.) which led to them earning Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Honors on Wednesday. Also in Charlotte, the Blue & Gold had sophomore Nathan Rivera (Knoxville, Tenn.) win the men’s decathlon and junior jumper Ashley Kessler (Knoxville, Tenn.) win the event title in the women’s pole vault.
Results and recaps of ETSU’s performances at the Raleigh Relays can be found at the end of each day by logging onto ETSUBucs.com.
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