Track To Host Gamecock Open Meet This Wednesday
April 4, 2011
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina track and field has announced that it will host the Gamecock Open Meet this Wednesday, April 6, at the Weems Baskin Track facility. The one-day, afternoon meet will feature various teams from the state of South Carolina with the hammer throw scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. and running events scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.
Schools from the Palmetto State currently scheduled to compete include South Carolina, Francis Marion, Limestone, Morris College, Voorhees and USC-Beaufort. Also traveling to Columbia will be runners from UVA-Wise.
Running events scheduled to be contested are the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, hurdles, steeplechase and the 4x100 and 4x400m relays. Field events will be the hammer throw, javelin, discus, long jump, triple jump, pole vault, shot put and high jump. A full schedule of events can be found below. For all field events, the men's section will go first followed by the women's section.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS