UCF Track and Field Set to Compete in the Rod McCravy Invitational


GO KNIGHTS The Rod McCravy Invitational marks the second time this season the Knights will travel to Lexington, Ky., to compete
GO KNIGHTS
The Rod McCravy Invitational marks the second time this season the Knights will travel to Lexington, Ky., to compete
GO KNIGHTS

Jan. 28, 2010

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - The UCF track and field team will be traveling to Lexington, Ky., this weekend to compete in the Rod McCravy Invitational held Jan. 29-30 and hosted by Kentucky. The meet pits UCF against 14 rival schools and kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday evening with the pole vault and triple jump competitions. Field events will continue throughout the day Saturday with the meet set to conclude with the 4x400 relay, scheduled for 4:50 p.m.

The Knights are coming into this meet after competing in the Carle/Health Alliance Classic last Saturday, hosted by Illinois, finishing the weekend in third. UCF saw five second-place finishes at the meet and, for the second week in a row, witnessed two Knights setting NCAA provisional qualifying marks in the 60-meter hurdles.

The Knights also set a number of personal bests in last weekend's competition. These were set for UCF by Tomika Story (Long Jump, 5.63m/18-5.75), Micaela Wimberly (200m, 25.11), Ashley Bolling (60m hurdles, 8.81) and Tiki James (60m, 7.61).

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