Previewing the 2010 WAC Men's Track and Field Championships
May 9, 2010
RUSTON, La. - The largest championship event in the Western Athletic Conference heads to Ruston this week as Louisiana Tech hosts the WAC Track and Field Championships on May 12-15 at the Jim Mize Track Facility. In anticipation of that, LATechSports.com offers this preview of the men's championships.
The Wednesday and Thursday schedule will include the decathlon for men and the heptathlon for women, with each day's action starting at 1 p.m. On Friday at 12:30 p.m. the women's pole vault and men's hammer throw will be the first field events and running competition will get underway at 3 p.m. with the steeplechase.
Saturday's events will begin at 12:30 p.m. with the men's pole vault and the women's hammer throw while the running events will open at 5 p.m. with the men's 4x100m relay.
Tickets are available for sale at the Louisiana Tech Ticket Office with an all-session pass available for $25. For complete ticket information, please contact the Louisiana Tech Ticket Office by calling 318-257-3631 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Louisiana Tech Athletics would like to thank the following businesses for their contributions to this meet: Blue Bell, City of Ruston, Coke, Dawg House Sports Grill, Ponchatoula's, Ruston-Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau, Ryan's Steakhouse, Super 1 Foods, and WOW Café & Wingery.
For complete coverage of Louisiana Tech Track and Field, please visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.
Predicted Order of Finish (based upon current season-best marks)
Boise State Broncos
Fresno State Bulldogs
Strengths: Middle Distance, Distance
What to Watch: Paul Zwama is ranked 15th in the nation in the 3k (8:22.59). Val Pierre Dei'Re is ranked 17th in the nation in the 400m hurdles (50.74).
About the Bulldogs: Fresno State's athletes are good; there just aren't a lot of them. The California Bulldogs will need to score high in the middle distance and distance races and hope everyone in front of them beats up on one another.
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