Big track weekend

There is a big meet at Randal Tyson Track Center on Friday and Saturday. It will include nine men’s teams and nine women’s teams that are currently ranked in the top 25 nationally, as well as 14 NCAA leaders in their individual events. Several SEC teams will be there.

Because Fayetteville does not host an SEC or NCAA meet this year, this will be the best weekend of track at Arkansas in 2017.

Men’s top 25 teams:

  1. Florida, 3. LSU, 4. Georgia, 5. Arkansas, 10. Southern Cal, 14. Texas A&M, 15. Tennessee, 17. Oklahoma State, 19. South Carolina

Women’s top 25 teams:
2. Arkansas, 3. Georgia, 4. Southern Cal, 5. Florida, 7. LSU, 14. Oklahoma State, 16. Ole Miss, 17. Tennessee, 24. South Carolina

Current NCAA leaders:
Men: 60: Christian Coleman (Tennessee), 400: Mylik Kerley (Texas A&M), 60H: Grant Holloway (Florida), 4-x-400 (Texas A&M), HJ: Clayton Brown (Florida), LJ: Grant Holloway (Florida), TJ: Clive Pullen (Arkansas), WT: Johnnie Jackson (LSU)

Women: 5,000: Karissa Schweizer (Missouri), 4×400: (Southern Cal), HJ: Madeline Fagan/Tatianna Gusin (Georgia), PV: Tori Weeks (Arkansas), TJ: Keturah Orji (Georgia), SP: Raven Saunders (Ole Miss)

Defending NCAA champions:

Men: Christian Coleman, 200 (Tennessee), 4-x-400 (LSU), Clive Pullen, TJ (Arkansas)

Women: Kayla Edwards, Mile (Oklahoma State), Lexi Weeks, PV (Arkansas), Keturah Orji, TJ (Georgia), Kendell Williams, Pentathlon (Georgia)

Schedule: … hedule.pdf

It’s a very affordable event also. Only $5 for adults and students and kids under 17 are free. If you haven’t been to an indoor meet, you should check it out.