Track & Field Heads to Lonestar State

March 28, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky men's and women's track and field teams are heading to Austin, Texas, for the 85th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on March 29-31.

The meets mark the second weekend of competition for the Wildcats in the spring season. Kentucky will compete at the Texas Relays on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Senior distance runner Luis Orta will compete in his first event of the spring on Thursday when he races in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase. During the indoor season, Orta led the Wildcats and claimed Southeastern Conference Men's Runner of the Year accolades.

Cally Macumber and Chelsea Oswald will run in the women's 5,000m, while freshman Jared Phillips races in the men's 5K. Adam Kahleifeh, Walter Luttrell and Josh Nadzam will run in the men's 1,500m, and junior Megan Wright will compete in the women's 1,500m. Trent Halasek, Matt Hillenbrand, Sean Keane and Kahleifeh will make up UK's 4x800m relay team.

Coming off a strong season-opening meet at the Bulls Invitational, freshman Raymond Dykstra and sophomore Andrew Evans will compete at the Texas Relays. Dykstra, who set the freshman- and school-record in the javelin two weeks ago, will compete in the same event Friday. Meanwhile, Evans, who set the seventh-best discus mark in school history on March 16, will throw the discus again Saturday.

For more news and information, including daily recaps and results from the two events Thursday-Saturday, follow the Cats on Twitter at "KentuckyTrack" and go to

85th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Mike A. Myers Stadium - Austin, Texas
March 28, 2012 - March 31, 2012

Thursday - March 29, 2012
Men's 5,000-Meter Run
Jared Phillips

Women's 5,000-Meter Run
Cally Macumber
Chelsea Oswald

Men's 3,000-Meter Steeplechase
Luis Orta

Men's 4x800-Meter Relay
Kentucky - Trent Halasek, Matt Hillenbrand, Sean Keane, Adam Kahleifeh

Men's 1,500-Meter Run - Section B
Adam Kahleifeh
Walter Luttrell
Josh Nadzam

Women's 1,500-Meter Run - Section B
Megan Wright

Friday - March 30, 2012
Men's 110-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)
Brandon Bagley

Women's 100-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)
Kayla Parker

Women's 100-Meter Dash (Prelims)
Tamyah Pipkin
Keilah Tyson

Women's 4x100-Meter Relay (Prelims)
Kentucky - Tamyah Pipkin, Keilah Tyson, Shiara Robinson, Kayla Parker

Women's 1,600-Sprint Medley Invitational
Kentucky - Keilah Tyson, Tamyah Pipkin, Angelica Whaley, Allison Peare

Men's Javelin Throw - Section A
Raymond Dykstra

Women's High Jump - Section B
Joanne Imbert

Men's Triple Jump - Section B
Terence Boyd

Saturday - March 31, 2012
Men's Distance Medley
Kentucky - Trent Halasek, Matt Hillenbrand, Adam Kahleifeh, Ben Mason

Women's Distance Medley
Kentucky - Cally Macumber, Julie Nunn, Allison Peare, Chelsea Oswald

Women's 1,500-Meter Run - Section A
Allison Peare

Women's 4x200-Meter Relay
Kentucky - Tamyah Pipkin, Julie Nunn, Angelica Whaley, Kayla Parker

Women's 4x400-Meter Relay
Kentucky - Julie Nunn, Angelica Whaley, Shiara Robinson, Devinn Cartwright

Men's One-Mile Run - Jerry Thompson Invitational
Josh Nadzam

Men's Discus Throw - Section A
Andrew Evans

Women's High Jump
Terri-Ann Grant

Women's Shot Put - Section A
Jennifer Svoboda