April 26, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -
The University of Louisville track and field teams will split squads this weekend, with the team's high jumpers heading to the Drake Relays and the remaining competitors participating in the Bellarmine Classic.
On Friday, April 27, Michelle Theophille, Megan Schubert, Maggie Gilbertson and Taylor Caldwell are slated to compete at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, at Drake Stadium. The women's high jump begins at 2 p.m. ET, and the men's section follows at 6 p.m. ET. Theophille currently is tied for 16th nationally in the event after clearing a collegiate-best 1.80m/5-10.75.
Eighteen Cardinals will be in action on Saturday, April 28, at the Bellarmine Classic in Louisville.
Wesley Smith and Seon Powell open competition for Louisville with the men's long jump at 11 a.m. Margret Harris will participate in the women's portion of the event at 1 p.m. before racing in the 100m and 200m events. Other field event competitors consist of Malina Simmers (triple jump), Andrew Nelson (discus) and Kevin Jackson (pole vault).
On the track, Calvin Arsenault begins the day for the Cardinals with the 110m hurdles. He broke the 13-year-old school record last week in the event, with a winning time of 14.08. The mark ranks fourth in the conference.
Later in the day, Luke Lovelace, Andrew Stewart and Evan Hibbs are scheduled to run the men's 800m, while Maria Frigo, who's also running the 1,500m race, will take part in the women's 800m.
The Cardinals conclude the day with Ryan Eaton
in the men's 5,000m and Ariel Briggs
, Madie Davidson
, Paige Dooley
, Megan Klein
, Holly Knight
and Cassie Martin
in the women's 5,000m. Davidson and Knight each have qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the event.
For all of the latest information on Louisville cross country and track and field, log on to UofLsports.com, or, for up-to-the-minute updates, follow the team's Twitter account at www.twitter.com/louisvilletrack.
DRAKE RELAYS (DES MOINES, IOWA - DRAKE STADIUM)
Friday, April 27
Women’s High Jump, 2 p.m. ET
Michelle Theophille, Megan Schubert, Maggie Gilbertson
Men’s High Jump, 7 p.m. ET
BELLARMINE CLASSIC (LOUISVILLE, KY. - OWSLEY B. FRAZIER STADIUM)
Saturday, April 28
Men’s Long Jump, 11 a.m.
Wesley Smith, Seon Powell
Women’s Long Jump, 1 p.m.
Women’s Triple Jump, 3 p.m.
Men’s Discus, 3 p.m.
Men’s Pole Vault, 3 p.m.
Men’s Triple Jump, 4 p.m.
Men’s 110m Hurdles, 12:30 p.m.
Andrew Stewart, Luke Lovelace, Evan Hibbs
Ariel Briggs, Madie Davidson, Paige Dooley, Megan Klein, Holly Knight, Cassie Martin