Location: Conway, Arkansas
Monroe, La. – The ULM men’s and women’s track & field teams head to Conway for the UCA Open on Saturday hosted by Central Arkansas.
-The Warhawks will send another large contingent on Saturday to the UCA Open as over 30 Warhawks will be in Conway for the event.
-The meet begins for ULM at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, with field events beginning the day. In those events the Warhawks have Lonnie Wiley (javelin), Micah Dye, Dominique Allen, Alexis Gordon and Alyssa Smith (hammer). At 11:00 a.m. action continues with the long jump, triple jump and high jump. Rodney Harrison and Austin Walker will compete in the high jump while Lebrun Nelson, Dahndre Washington and Michaiah Dendy will compete in the triple jump. Dendy, Washington and Jemal Parharm will finish the morning in the long jump.
-The afternoon will wrap up the field events with pole vault, discus and shotput. Kylee Ogden will compete in the pole vault while Allen, Gordon, Dye, Walker, Weiss and Jevaughn Shaw will all compete in the discus. Field events will wrap up with shotput as Allen, Gordon, Alyssa Smith, Dye, Shaw, Walker and Weiss.
-The running events will be on a rolling schedule beginning at 11:00 a.m. The Warhawks will have a 4x100 meter women's team running Saturday while the men’s side will have a 4x400 meter team competing.
-In distance running, the Warhawks will have Tanner Collins, Kaitlin Fleming and Jansen Nowell all compete in the 1,500 meter event, while Nowell, Colby Carey, Baillie Cunningham, Brittany Garrison and Kennedy Smith will run in the 800 meter event. Torri Harrel will run in the 5,000 meter event on Saturday.
-In the 400 meter hurdles event Toni Corso, Alexis Morton, Ava Paul, Zach Kilpatrick and Andre Phillips will run for the Warhawks. In the 100 meter hurdles Kourtni Russell and Ava Paul will run on the women’s side while Levaughn Battick will run in the 110 meter hurdles.
-Germanii Murphy, Devyyn Hosby, La’Porcha Griggs, Sydney Curry, Emile Trahan, Semaj Lewis and Walker will all run in the 200 meter event. Russell, Griggs, Lewis, Trahan and Battick will all run the 100 meter event. Dalen Alexander, Jarterius Newson, Andre Johnson will compete in the 400 meter event.
-ULM will be back on the track next Saturday, April 22 in the LSU Alumni Gold event in Baton Rouge.