Jan. 15, 2009
RUSTON--Louisiana Tech's indoor track and field team will kick off the 2009 season this weekend in Houston, Texas where they will be competing in the Leonard Hilton Memorial Track Meet hosted by the University of Houston.
"We are excited about opening our indoor season," Louisiana Tech head coach Gary Stanley said. "We will run a lot of people in events that are not their speciality this week and then change next week at Arkansas."
The Lady Techsters will be going after their fourth WAC title in five years during the 2009 season. The women's team will also be battling to win back-to-back championshipsfor the first time since they accomplished that feat in 2005 and 2006.
The men's team will be looking to improve on a solid fourth place finish in 2008.
Events are set to start at 11:00 a.m. Friday.
Louisiana Tech All-WAC Returners
Women's- Antoinette Cobb - Hurdles, 60 , Brittany Guy - Triple Jump, Chasidee Lewis - 60, El Charrita Reynolds - 400, 4x400 Phelecia Reynolds - Weight Throw, Kamelia Stroy - 400, 4x400 Quatisha Williams - Long Jump, Triple Jump