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Track and Field Scheduled to Start Competition for 2013
FAU Women's Track

FAU Women's Track

Dec. 15, 2012

Boca Raton,FL - Florida Atlantic University’s track and field team is preparing for the start of their 2013 schedule. FAU will be competing against over a hundred teams throughout this competitive season. "This year we were able to put together a very competitive and challenging schedule. It should get us ready to compete well at the indoor and outdoor conference championships” said head coach, Alex Smolka.

The indoor season is set to begin on Thursday, January 17 at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Florida. The Owls will then head back to Gainesville the following week to compete in the Jimmy Carnes Invitational on Saturday, January 26.

The season will continue with three meets in February that will take the team up north to compete at the Akron Invitational in Ohio and the BU Valentine Invitational in Massachusetts. The Owls will finish up the indoor season at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, competing against the conference’s twelve teams on Sunday, February 24 and Monday, February 25.

The 2013 outdoor season is scheduled to begin on Friday, March 15th at the UM Hurricane Invitational, a two-day event, in Coral Gables, FL. The following weekend, UM will host their second invitational in which the Owls will be competing. The outdoor season continues in March and April with FAU competing in six track and field meets throughout the state of Florida. The team then travels to Philadelphia for the three-day Penn Relays on Thursday, April 25 through Saturday, April 27.

The Owls will travel to Miramar, Florida for the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships on Friday, May 10 through Sunday, May 12. The 2013 outdoor season’s last scheduled meet is the NCAA East Preliminary Round on Thursday, May 23 through Saturday, May 25 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The top forty-eight in each event compete and then the top twelve qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships two weeks later.

View the track and field season schedule here



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