LA Tech Track & Field to Compete at Ole Miss Classic

May 5, 2017

RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech Track and Field is set to compete in its final regular season meet of the year as the men and women travel to Oxford, Mississippi, for the 2017 Ole Miss Classic on Saturday, May 6.

The meet is hosted by Ole Miss and is scheduled to begin mid-morning on Saturday at the newly-renovated Ole Miss Track & Field Complex in Oxford. All the action officially begins at 11 a.m. Saturday morning with both the men’s and women’s field events scheduled to run throughout the afternoon, while the running events are set to begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Louisiana Tech will have a total of 24 student-athletes in action this weekend with 16 women competing and eight Bulldogs on the men’s side. This Saturday’s meet will serve as the final tune-up for LA Tech’s men and women as the two squads prepare for the 2017 Conference USA Outdoor Championships next week, beginning Thursday, May 11 in El Paso, Texas.

This weekend, the Bulldogs and Lady Techsters will compete against a talented field that includes three ranked teams in No. 5 Alabama (Men), No. 13 Ole Miss (Men) and Ole Miss’ women’s team, which is ranked No. 17 nationally. Overall, a total of 20 teams will be competing in this weekend’s Ole Miss Classic.

For fans wanting to follow along with all the action from Oxford, live results for the Ole Miss Classic can be found at http://www.cfpitiming.com/liveresults/2017_Outdoor/Ole_Miss_Classic_2017/.

For complete coverage of Louisiana Tech Track and Field, please follow @LATechTFXC on Twitter or visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.

 

 

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