FAYETTEVILLE – A select group of Lady Razorbacks travel to Lafayette, La. for the Louisiana Classics, held on the campus of Louisiana-Lafayette. The meet takes place Friday and Saturday, March 21-22, at the Ragin’ Cajuns Soccer/Track Facility.
Running prelims will begin at 5 p.m. Friday and running finals will start at 1 p.m. Saturday. All collegiate field events will take place Saturday, starting at 9 a.m.
Arkansas will travel 15 athletes for the event including three members of the NCAA Indoor All-American 4×400-meter relay, Tominque Boatright, Shelise Williams and Paige Farrell. Boatright and Williams will compete in the 200 meters and the 400 meters. Farrell will run the 800 meters.
In the short sprints, Dominque Lauderdale will run the 100 meters and the 200 meters. Maketha Cooper and Ariana Forbes will compete in the 100-meter hurdles. Jennifer Fall will run the 400-meter hurdles. Also traveling is a solid roster of throwers. Michele Rossio will compete in the shot put, discus and hammer throw. Kelly Carruthers will throw the discus and the hammer and Angie Scott will only compete in the hammer.
Kristin Keith and Sarah Landau are schedule compete in the pole vault. The Lady’Backs will also field a 4×100-meter relays and “A” and “B” 4×400-meter relays.
For complete details and a time schedule of the Louisiana Classics, visit www.ragincajuns.com. For more information on Arkansas Lady’Back track and field, visit www.ladybacks.com.