LA Tech Track & Field Announces 2017 Outdoor Schedule

Feb. 7, 2017

RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech Track and Field head coach Gary Stanley has announced the program’s 2017 outdoor schedule, which begins at home with LA Tech’s annual Jim Mize Invitational on March 17.

LA Tech is currently preparing to wrap up the 2017 indoor schedule with the Conference USA Championships, which will be held Feb. 18-19 in Birmingham, Alabama. The indoor season officially concludes with the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas on March 10-11.

After Louisiana Tech opens the outdoor season by hosting the Jim Mize Invitational, the Bulldogs and Lady Techsters will travel to compete in the Victor Lopez Classic, which is hosted by Rice on March 24-25 at Wendel D. Ley Track in Houston, Texas.

Following the trip to Texas, Tech will head to Mississippi for the Southern Miss Invitational on March 31 – April 1 in Hattiesburg before returning to the Lone Star State to compete in the Stephen F. Austin Invitational on April 7-8 in Nacogdoches.

Two weeks later on April 22, LA Tech returns to action as the squads travel to Baton Rouge for the LSU Alumni Gold Invitational at Bernie Moore Track Stadium. On April 29, the Bulldogs and Lady Techsters will compete in the Texas State Bobcat Classic in San Marcos, Texas, in the final meet of the regular season.

The 2017 Conference USA Outdoor Championships are set to be held May 11-14 and will be hosted by UTEP in El Paso, Texas. The NCAA Regionals will be in Lexington, Kentucky on May 25-27, while the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon on June 7-10.

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