UAB Track Set For Jace LaCoste Invitational

Eli Kirk will be back in action this weekend, running in the mile and 800m run at the Jace LaCoste Invitational, hosted by Mississippi State.

May 1, 2014

Schedule | Meet Info | Heat Sheet (Friday) | Heat Sheet (Saturday)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The No. 39 UAB track and field team will close out its regular season this weekend with action at the Jace Lacoste Invitational, hosted by Mississippi State in Starkville.

The meet will open Friday at 6 p.m. with pole vault, hammer throw and the 5,000m runs. Neal Tisher will compete in pole vault as UAB’s only competitor on Friday.

Saturday’s action will begin at noon with field events, while running events are slated to begin at 2 p.m.

The Blazers will compete in long jump, high jump, 4x100m, mile, 100m hurdles, 400m, 100m, 800m, 400m hurdles, 200m, 3,000m steeplechase and 4x400m.

Joining the Blazers in action will be Alabama, Florida State, Iowa State, Missouri State (women), Oklahoma, Virginia Tech and the host Bulldogs.

A live results link will be made available on Friday and at  

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