March 22, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -
The University of Louisville track and field teams return to action for their second meet of the outdoor season, traveling south to the Alabama Relays at the Sam Bailey Track & Field Complex on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., this weekend.
The two-day event begins Friday, March 23, at 11 a.m. and continues on Saturday, March, 24, at noon. Along with Louisville and event-host Alabama, Southern Miss, Cincinnati and Xavier will have student-athletes participating in the meet. Live results will be available at www.DeltaTiming.com.
The field athletes begin both days for the Cardinals, starting with the men's and women's hammer throw on Friday, following by the men's pole vault and long jump events.
After those opening events, Chinwe Okoro, Khadija Abdullah and Amashi Kendall will compete in the women's discus at 4 p.m. All three have qualified for the league championships in the event.
Michelle Theophille, Megan Schubert and Maggie Gilbertson open the women's jumping events with the high jump at 5:30 p.m. Charachesicia Lockhart and Kim Cardeiro are slated to compete in the next women's jumping event, taking part in the long jump at 6 p.m.
Megan Klein makes her collegiate track debut toward the end of the day, as she is set to run in the 3,000m steeplechase at 6:40 p.m.
On the men's side, Calvin Arsenault and Jordon Frazier are slated to run in the 400m hurdles, while Marcellus Hobbs and Emmanuel Matadi will take part in the 400m at 6:25 p.m. Mattias Wolter, Gordon Dooley and Luke Lovelace conclude day one, with the 5,000m run at 8:05 p.m. Wolter won the race at last year's Alabama Relays.
On Saturday, Malina Simmers
(triple jump) and Jenna Wargo
(javelin) open the day at 2 and 2:30 p.m., respectively, in their respective events. Abdullah, Kendall and Okoro resume action for the Cardinals nearly three hours later at 5:15 p.m. in the shot put.
Michael Edwards and Taylor Caldwell then participate in the high jump at 5:45 p.m. Edwards was the BIG EAST indoor runner-up in the event and won the outdoor title at the conference championships last season.
The sprints group takes over at 6:10 p.m., with athletes participating in three events. The men's 4x100m relay team competes at the aforementioned time, followed by Gabrielle Jackson in the 100m hurdles and Calvin Arsenault in the 110m hurdles.
Louisville concludes the meet with the men's and women's 1,500m races and three-straight relay events.
The Cardinals posted 21 BIG EAST outdoor qualifying marks last week at the Bulls Invitational in Tampa, Fla.
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ALABAMA RELAYS (TUSCALOOSA, ALA. - SAM BAILEY TRACK & FIELD COMPLEX)
Friday, March 23
Women’s Hammer Throw, 11 a.m.
Patrice Gates, Hannah Baker
Men’s Hammer Throw, 1:30 p.m.
Sam Bombaugh, Brad Vivace
Men’s Pole Vault, 3 p.m.
Men’s Long Jump, 3 p.m.
Women’s Discus, 4 p.m.
Chinwe Okoro, Khadija Abdullah, Amashi Kendall
Women’s 4x200m Relay, 5 p.m.
Louisville ‘A’ (D. Stokes, R. Norris, K. Cardeiro, D. Horne)
Women’s 400m Hurdles, 5:20 p.m.
Women’s High Jump, 5:30 p.m.
Michelle Theophille, Megan Schubert, Maggie Gilbertson
Men’s 400m Hurdles, 5:35 p.m.
Calvin Arsenault, Jordon Frazier
Women’s Long Jump, 6 p.m.
Charachesicia Lockhart, Kim Cardeiro
Women’s 400m, 6:15
Randi Norris, Michelle Theophille
Men’s 400m, 6:25 p.m.
Marcellus Hobbs, Emmanuel Matadi
Men’s Discus, 6:30 p.m.
Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase, 6:40 p.m.
Women’s Sprint Medley, 7:15 p.m.
Louisville ‘A’ (H. Bruno, C. Lockhart, A. Spencer, J. Diaz, M. Molodynia)
Women’s 5,000m, 7:40 p.m.
Ariel Briggs, Cassie Martin
Men’s 5,000m, 8:05 p.m.
Gordon Dooley, Luke Lovelace, Mattias Wolter
Saturday, March 24
Women’s Triple Jump, 2 p.m.
Women’s Javelin, 2:30 p.m.
Women’s Shot Put, 5:15 p.m.
Khadija Abdullah, Amashi Kendall, Chinwe Okoro
Men’s High Jump, 5:45 p.m.
Michael Edwards, Taylor Caldwell
Men’s 4x100m Relay, 6:10 p.m.
Louisville ‘A’ (M. Hobbs, E. Matadi, C. Arsenault, J. Frazier)
Women’s Distance Medley Relay, 6:30 p.m.
Louisville ‘A’ (G. Jackson, M. Molodynia, J. Diaz, M. Davidson)
Women’s 100m Hurdles, 6:50 p.m.
Men’s Shot Put, 7 p.m.
Sam Bombaugh, Brad Vivace, Isaac Bowling
Men’s 110m Hurdles, 7:05 p.m.
Women’s 800m, 7:20 p.m.
Michelle Molodynia, Jordan Diaz
Men’s 800m, 7:35 p.m.
Women’s 400m Invitational, 7:50 p.m.
Randi Norris, Michelle Theophille
Men’s 400m Invitational, 7:55 p.m.
Emmanuel Matadi, Marcellus Hobbs
Women’s 1,500m, 8 p.m.
Men’s 1,500m, 8:20 p.m.
Ryan Eaton, Evan Hibbs
Men’s Distance Medley Relay, 8:45 p.m.
Louisville ‘A’ (G. Dooley, A. Stewart, M. Wolter, L. Lovelace, R. Eaton, E. Hibbs)
Women’s 4x400m Relay, 9:10 p.m.
Louisville ‘A’ (G. Jackson, A. Spencer, M. Harris, H. Bruno)
Men’s 4x400m Relay, 9:20 p.m.
Louisville ‘A’ (J. Frazier, M. Hobbs, E. Matadi, C. Arsenault)