PALO ALTO, Calif. – The No. 6 University of Arkansas men’s track and field team continues its outdoor season with a trip to Palo Alto, Calif., for the 40th Stanford Invitational at Cobb Track and Angell Field. Competition begins Friday and continues through Saturday with more than 3,200 athletes—open, collegiate and high school—and 100 four-year colleges represented.
Arkansas is part of a loaded field that includes competition from No. 1 Texas A&M, No. 3 Oregon, No. 5 Texas, No. 12 Oklahoma State, host and No. 14 Stanford, No. 21 Washington and No. 24 Michigan. Live results from the meet can be found HERE. Coverage of the meet will also feature a web stream for purchase through Flotrack Pro.
Two-time defending NCAA indoor champion Omar McLeod is scheduled to compete in the 110- and 400-meter hurdles while two-time national champion Andrew Irwin is also set to open this weekend in the pole vault. Arkansas’ distance crew including indoor All-Americans Kemoy Campbell and Stanley Kebenei will also be in action. The Stanford Invitational meet schedule can be found HERE.
In their outdoor opener, the Razorback men collected five wins at the Arkansas Spring Invitational with first-place efforts from Kenzo Cotton at 100 meters, Marqueze Washington at 200 meters, Ken LeGassey in the high jump, Devin Randall in the discus and Andrew Henn in the javelin. For his performance, Cotton was named the SEC Freshman of the Week after posting a 10.44 at 100 meters which ranks sixth among league sprinters this season.
Arkansas’ next home meet is scheduled for April 10-11 with the John McDonnell Invitational in Fayetteville. For more info regarding purchasing tickets for home events, call 800-982-HOGS (4647), email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Razorback Ticket Center located just east of Baum Stadium. Along with the John McDonnell Invitational, the remaining home slate also features the Arkansas Twilight on May 1.
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