The men’s and women’s Georgia track and field teams are set to compete in the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas this weekend on Friday and Saturday.
TV/Web Coverage: The SEC Network+ will also provide television and webcast coverage of the meet: Friday’s live stream from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – http://es.pn/2iXs8Fc; Saturday’s TV from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – http://es.pn/2iWnTYu.
Live Results: To check Georgia’s progress at the Razorback Invitational on Friday and Saturday, please visit the live results site: http://gado.gs/6ve.
When Does The Razorback Begin?: Senior Kendell Williams, who is the three-time defending NCAA pentathlon champion, and true freshman Louisa Grauvogel will start with the 60-meter hurdles at 12:30 p.m. ET and then compete in the the final four events of the pentathlon (high jump, shot put, long jump, 800m) on Friday.
Senior Devon Williams, who is the older brother of Kendell, and junior Karl Saluri start the heptathlon with the 60m at 12:45 p.m. They will also line up in the long jump, shot put and high jump on Friday before completing their first combined events comp of the year on Saturday with the 60m hurdles, pole vault and 1000m. The open field events on Friday begin at 2:30 p.m. while the track events are slated to start at 7 p.m.
CLICK HERE for the full schedule of events at the Razorback Invitational.
Where Are They Ranked?: The Lady Bulldogs held their No. 3 national ranking in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) poll while Georgia improved from No. 8 to No. 4 on the men’s side.
The competition will not lack this weekend in the Randal Tyson Track Center. There will a combined 18 teams ranked in the latest national poll, including 10 in the top-10. Auburn, Florida, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas A&M are all scheduled to join the Bulldogs and Razorbacks for the two-day meet.
Individually, 15 student-athletes or relay teams who lead the nation in their respective events are slated to compete. On top of junior Keturah Orji in the triple and Kendell Williams in the pentathlon, four individuals and a relay team who won 2016 NCAA championships will also be preparing for their title defenses.
What Bulldogs Are Traveling: Georgia is traveling 38 team members on Thursday in preparation for the competition. For the women, Kendell Williams and fellow seniors Tatiana Gusin, Shelby Ashe, Georgia Stefanidi, juniors Katie Stone, Mady Fagan, Aliyah Johnson, Keturah Orji, Devon Artis, Morgan Ainslie, sophomores Kate Hall, Asianna Covington and freshmen Louisa Grauvogel, Beatrice Llano, Micaiah Ransby, Catherine Reid, Amber Tanner, Jessica Drop, Yanely Gomez, Chelsea Zoller and Sam Drop are making the trip.
Seniors Sid Vaughn, Alex Poursanidis, Reggie Glover, Maurice Freeman, Ayrian Evans, Devon Williams, juniors Bryan Kamau, Alex Larsson, Cejhae Greene, Henry Dwyer, Karl Saluri, sophomores Keenon Laine, Denzel Comenentia, Kendal Williams, Jeramey Hampton, Daniel Navarro and freshman Darius Carbin will be representing the Bulldog men.
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