Track & Field
UK Heads To Virginia Tech

Track and field prepares for the Kroger Invitational.

Feb. 10, 2000

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky Track and Field team heads to Virginia for the Virginia Tech Kroger Invitational, Feb. 11-12.

The meet gets underway Friday at 5 p.m. and continues Saturday at 10 a.m.

The Cats will battle their toughest competition this season when they face nationally ranked squads from Clemson, South Carolina and Tennessee. Also competing this weekend will be over 80 national and world-class post-collegiate athletes.

Matt Kavanagh will see action Friday in the weight throw. The senior has already provisionally qualified for NCAA competition with a throw of 65-02.00, which he achieved in December. On Saturday, junior Andrew VanderWagen will take the field in the high jump to attempt to improve on his NCAA provisional height of 7-01.00. In addition, junior Shevan Threats will attempt to win her sixth consecutive long jump.



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