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 UKathletics.com.
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
Women's 5,000-Meter Run
Men's 3,000-Meter Steeplechase
Men's 4x800-Meter Relay
Kentucky - Trent Halasek, Matt Hillenbrand, Sean Keane, Adam Kahleifeh
Men's 1,500-Meter Run - Section B
Women's 1,500-Meter Run - Section B
Friday - March 30, 2012
Men's 110-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)
Women's 100-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)
Women's 100-Meter Dash (Prelims)
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
Women's High Jump - Section B
Men's Triple Jump - Section B
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
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
Men's Discus Throw - Section A
Women's High Jump
Women's Shot Put - Section A