FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In the first poll of the outdoor regular season, the University of Arkansas men’s track and field team is ranked No. 7 in the USTFCCCA national poll. The Razorbacks return to their home track this weekend to host the John McDonnell Invitational which begins Friday afternoon.
In its last outing at the Stanford Invitational, Arkansas secured a top-10 national performance from Kemoy Campbell at 10,000 meters. The Razorback senior posted a time of 28:45.84 in his outdoor debut in the event. That time ranks first in the SEC and No. 8 in the NCAA. Along with Campbell’s efforts in the 10K, the Razorbacks tallied seven top-five finishes including a win from Alex Campbell in the collegiate section of the high jump.
Join the Razorbacks’ men’s and women’s track and field coaching staffs Tuesday afternoon as they host the fourth ‘In the Zone’ luncheon at Jose’s Mexican Restaurant in Fayetteville. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. (CT) with the event beginning at noon. The lunch is open to all fans, media and local track officials.
This week’s John McDonnell Invitational is set to also feature Kansas, Memphis, Minnesota, Missouri, Missouri State, No. 15 Oklahoma State and Tulsa. Field events at the John McDonnell Invitational begin Friday at 1:30 p.m. with running events to start at 3:30 p.m. Saturday’s action picks up at noon. In addition to the collegiate field, this year’s John McDonnell Invitational will include high school teams.
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