UNLV Track Classic Begins Friday
Feb. 26, 2013
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV track & field program will kick off the 2013 outdoor season with its own UNLV Track Classic on Friday, March 1 through Saturday, March 2. The two-day event will be hosted on campus at UNLV's Myron Partridge Stadium and Sheila Tarr-Smith Field.
Friday's action gets started at 2:30 pm on both the track (distance medley relay) and the field (pole vault). Overall, there will be three other events contested on the track - 5K (3:00 pm), Steeplechase (3:40 pm) and 10L (4:15 pm). Besides the pole vault, the javelin will take place at 3:00 pm on the field. All of Friday's events will see the women compete before the men.
On Saturday, there will be a total of 15 events taking place with the hammer throw, long jump and high jump getting the field events underway at 10:00 am. The track's first action will be the 4x100m at 11:30 am.
Besides UNLV, Southern Utah (men's and women's), Utah Valley (men's and women's), Montana-Billings (men's and women's) and Pasadena CC (men's and women's) as well as some club teams will compete in the meet. Christine Spence, a former Rebel track & field alumna will participate as well.