UK Track & Field to Compete at Nikoloff Invitational
CINCINNATI -- The Kentucky track and field teams will send a select contingent of Wildcats, primarily made up of vertical jumpers and men's distance runners, to Cincinnati's Oliver Nikoloff Invitational on Saturday.
The first event of Saturday that features a Wildcat starts at 10 a.m. ET, the women's pole vault, where Michelle Canterna is slated to make her outdoor season debut. Brooks Divine is slated to compete in the men's pole vault.
In total ten Wildcats are scheduled to compete this weekend.
Gabe Harm is scheduled to run in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, while three Wildcats -- Tim Layten, Raine Wireman and Luke Sharkey -- will run in the 1,500m.
Zack Beavin, Ryan Polman and Mick Iacaofano are entered in the 5k.
Eighteen men's and 16 women's teams are competing at the Nikoloff.
The majority of the Kentucky track and field teams' are off this week, continuing to train for the outdoor season with one of the first major meets of the year -- the Florida Relays coming up next weekend.
Live results will be available from FinishTiming.
Earlier this week the UK women's team was ranked preseason No. 5, while the men checked in at No. 22 in the preseason rankings.
Nikoloff Invitational Teams
Bowling Green - men only
Buffalo - both
Butler - both
Cincinnati - both
Dayton - both
Eastern Kentucky - both
IUP - both
IUPUI - men only
Kentucky State - both
Miami (Ohio) - men only
Morehead State - both
Mount Union - both
Northern Kentucky - both
Shawnee State - both
Wilmington (Ohio) - both
UW-Parkside - both
Wright State - women only
Xavier - both