Mountaineers split up for weekend action
MORGANTOWN, WV — The West Virginia University track and field team will split for three competitions Feb. 11-12.
Part of the team will be attending the David Hemery Valentine Invite in Boston, Massachusetts at the Track and Tennis Center on Friday, February 11 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Another small group will attend the Iowa State Classic in Ames, Iowa at the Lied-Recreation Athletic Facility on February 11-12, with both days beginning at 1 p.m. ET.
The majority of the team will attend the Marshall Invitational in Huntington, West Virginia on the Jeff Small Track at the Chris Cline Athletic Complex on February 11-12. Friday events will begin at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday events at 11 a.m.
Live results can be found at wvusports.com.
WVU last saw action in Akron, Ohio for the Akron Invitational at the Stile Athletics Field House on February 4-5. Second year Cassandra Williamson took first place in the 800 meter gold division race, finishing with a time of 2:11.10. It was followed by a second petal palmwho finished first in the blue division mile race with a time of 5:02.11.
The Mountaineers last competed in Boston in the Sharon Colyera-Danville season opener on Dec. 4, when Ceili McCabe broke the WVU program record in the women’s 3,000 meter race, finishing in a time of 8:52.52 for first place.
WVU took Marshall to two of its three indoor competitions last season, attending the Thundering Herd Invitational and the Marshall Classic. Ellie Gardner (pole vault; 3.70m), Jo Lauren Keane (600m – 1h35.01), Hayley Jackson (800m – 2:09.3) and Marianne Abdullah (3,000m – 10:08.53) all took first place in their respective events at the Thundering Herd Invitational. In addition, Abigale Mullings captured first in the Marshall Classic high jump competition.
West Virginia last saw action against Iowa State at the 2021 Big 12 Indoor Championship, where the Mountaineers placed eighth overall, and the Cyclones followed behind, placing ninth.
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