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Top teams gather for Tyson

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Top teams gather for Tyson

FAYETTEVILLE – The eighth-ranked Arkansas Razorback men’s track and field continues the 2010 indoor season with the Tyson Invitational, at the Randal Tyson Track Center, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13.

On Friday, running and field events will begin at 12 p.m. Friday night, the invitational running (60 meters, 800 meters, mile, 5,000 meters, 60-meter hurdles) and field (women’s pole vault and long jump) events begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free to all spectators. On Saturday, running events start at 12:40 p.m. and field events start at 12 p.m.

No. 18 Auburn, No. 7 Arizona State, No. 14 Baylor, Clemson, No. 3 Florida, No. 2 Florida State, No. 22 Georgia, Illinois, No. 13 Indiana, Kansas, Kansas State, No. 21 Kentucky, Liberty, No. 5 LSU, Miami, Mississippi State, No. 9 Oklahoma, No. 23 Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, No. 4 Oregon, No. 15 Penn State, No. 19 South Carolina, No. 11 Stanford, TCU, Tulsa and No. 12 Virginia Tech will be competing with the Hogs at the Randal Tyson Track Center Friday and Saturday.

Arkansas student-athletes hold the leading marks in the SEC in the 3,000 meters (Dorian Ulrey) and the distance medley relay (Drew Butler, Ben Skidmore, Chris Bilbrew, Ulrey). Ulrey’s 3K time is also the NCAA leader.

The Razorbacks currently hold eight NCAA provisional qualifiers: Butler in the 800 meters, Ulrey, senior Scott MacPherson and sophomore Lane Boyer in the 3,000 meters, freshman Brede Raa Ellingsen in the high jump, senior Alain Bailey and sophomore Tarik Batchelor in the long jump and sophomore Terry Prentice in the heptathlon.

The Razorbacks are seated at No. 8 in the current USTFCCCA poll, including seven SEC teams total. The Florida Gators are No. 3, the LSU Tigers are fifth, Auburn is No. 18, South Carolina is 19th, Kentucky is No. 21 and Georgia is 22nd.

Download: 2.12-13.10 Final Tyson Schedule.pdf



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