Louisiana Tech Announces 2010 Outdoor Track Schedule

Feb. 10, 2010

Louisiana Tech Track & Field 2010 Schedule

RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech and head track and field coach Gary Stanley announced the program's 2010 outdoor track and field schedule Wednesday afternoon. The highlight of this year's slate comes on May 12-15 when Tech hosts the Western Athletic Conference Championships, a first for the program and its recently renovated facility.

LA Tech will open the outdoor season by hosting the Jim Mize Invitational on March 20, named after the legendary Louisiana Tech track and field coach and one of four meets in the Pelican State that LA Tech will be competing in. Following the Jim Mize Invitational, Tech heads to Baton Rouge for the LSU Relays on March 26-27.

Following the first of two trips to Baton Rouge, LA Tech will compete in the 83rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on April 1-3 in Austin, Texas. Then Tech will head east to the Ole Miss Invitational on April 10.

Tech's return to Baton Rouge takes place on April 17 for the LSU Alumni Gold meet before Louisiana Tech heads north to the prestigious Drake Relays.

The Bulldogs and Lady Techsters will defend its home track when Louisiana Tech hosts the WAC Outdoor Championships for the first time in school history on May 12-15 at the recently renovated Mize Track Facility. The women's team will be challenging for its sixth consecutive outdoor WAC title, the longest streak of any WAC championships since BYU won nine straight from 1991-99. Meanwhile the men's team is looking to continue its streak of three consecutive years finishing in the top three.

The NCAA East Preliminary Championships, previously called the Regional Championships, will be held in Greensboro, N.C. on May 28-29 while the NCAA Championships, for those that qualify, will be held at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore. On June 9-13.

For complete coverage of Louisiana Tech Track and Field, please visit the official home of LA Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.




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