UCF Track & Field Heads to Tyson Invitational


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Feb. 13, 2014

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By Nate Blythe
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ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) - The UCF track and field team travels to Fayetteville, Ark., for the Tyson Invitational on Friday and Saturday at the Randal Tyson Track Center. The meet is the final tune up for the Knights prior to the American Athletic Championships on Feb. 28-Mar. 1.

This is the seventh-straight season that UCF has competed at the Tyson Invitational. freshman Paige Byrnes begins the meet for the Knights with the Pole Vault at 11 a.m. on Friday. The first running event is the mile with UCF being represented by junior Amelia Williams.

At last year's Tyson Invitational, senior Ne'Ausha Logan almost topped the school record with a personal best time of 2:09.42.

After topping the school record in the weight throw during the past two meets, senior Destinee Romain tries to make it three in a row on Friday at 6 p.m.

Live Results are also available for the meet.

A list of the events and the Knights' scheduled participants can be found below.

Tyson Invitational - Feb. 14-15
Randal Tyson Track Center

60 meters
J'Nea Bellamy
Kirsten Nieuwendam
Christal Peterson
Briana Vaughn

200 meters
J'Nea Bellamy
Kirsten Nieuwendam
Christal Peterson
Briana Vaughn

400 meters
Afia Charles
Sandy Jean

800 meters
Ne'Ausha Logan
Caroline Pauls
Erica Winston

Mile
Amelia Williams

3000 meters
Heather Classe
Holly Wooley

4x400 Relay
Team

High Jump
Allison Lampert

Pole Vault
Paige Byrnes

Shot Put
Destinee Romain

Weight Throw
Kalen Hambrick
Destinee Romain

 

 

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