LAKE CHARLES, La. – The ULM track & field program will look to keep rolling when it competes in the McNeese Springtime Challenge on Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the McNeese Cameron Communications Track and Field Complex.
The hammer throw and javelin kick off the competition simultaneously. Later in the field will be the long jump, triple jump, high jump, discus, shot put and pole vault.
Running events start at 10:00 a.m. with the men’s and women’s 5000m. Other track events include the 3000m steeplechase, 110m hurdles, 400m, 100m, 800m, 400m hurdles, 200m, mile and 4x400m relay in that order.
The Warhawks are coming off a strong showing at the Skecher’s Carl Knight Invitational last Saturday where the men finished third and the women eighth out of 14 schools. Senior Martin Solomon finished second in the 400m hurdles and third in the 110m hurdles, while junior Teona Glave won the 800m.
Solomon has posted the fourth fastest time in the 400m hurdles (53.24) and sixth best in the 110m hurdles (14.78) in the Sun Belt Conference this season.
ULM’s 4x400m relay team of freshman Jeremy Harden and sophomores Nigel Cribbs, Mark Demus and Andrew Tate holds the second fastest mark in the league this season at 3:11.21 and will look to improve upon their score.
In the javelin, sophomore Joey Womack and freshman Mi’Ca Lowe both sit in third on the SBC top performance list in their respective gender divisions.
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