Mount St. Mary's Men's Indoor Track and Field Opens 2017-18 Season at Navy Invitational on Saturday

Mount St. Mary's Men's Indoor Track and Field Opens 2017-18 Season at Navy Invitational on Saturday

December 1, 2017--The Mount St. Mary's University men's indoor track and field team opens the 2017-18 season at the Navy Invitational on Saturday. The meet will be held at the United States Naval Academy's Wesley A. Brown Field House in Annapolis, Md.  Teams expected to compete include Navy, the Mount, American, Bowie State, Coppin State, Georgetown, George Washington, McDaniel and Morgan State.  The meet begins with the weight throw and long jump at 11:00 a.m. while the running events start at noon with the 5,000m run.

Last season, the Mount men's indoor track and field team finished in sixth place at the Northeast Conference championships.  Brenden Chavis took home a gold medal in the weight throw while Colin Waitzman (pole vault) and Chase Boyle (weight throw) each earned silver medals. 

The Mountaineer women are at the Navy Lid Lifter on December 5 and the Mount compete at the Fast Times Before Finals Heptathlon hosted by Lehigh on Dec. 8 and 9.  The teams teams will then be off for a month before returning to action at the Navy Winter Invitational on Jan. 12 and 13.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Field Events
11:00 am:  Weight Throw, Long Jump
12:00 pm:  Pole Vault
Shot Put follows Weight Throw
Triple Jump follows Long Jump
High Jump follows 60m Dash – finals

Running Events
12:00 pm:  5000m Run
12:30 pm:  60m Hurdles – trials
12:45 pm:  60m Dash – trials
1:00 pm:  Distance Medley Relay
1:15 pm:  60m Hurdles – finals
1:25 pm:  60m Dash – finals
1:35 pm:  1500m Run
1:45 pm:  400m Dash
2:05 pm:  800m Run
2:20 pm:  3000m Run
2:40 pm:  200m Dash
3:05 pm:  4x400m Relay